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Dennis> A few questions related to password storage.
Dennis> Is there (or could there be made) any way to give an
Dennis> encrypted password to the mysql_connect function?
Why? The password will not be sent in clear text to the MySQL server.
(If you don't want to store a clear text password in your client, you
must modify the libmysql.c function and recompile)
Dennis> Just as mysql stores the passwords encrypted in
Dennis> the 'mysql' database, I'd like to store and give
Dennis> this very password to the connect function.
Dennis> Also, is there any way to get the client executable to
Dennis> calculate this hashed password from what the user
Dennis> enters? I would like to do this when _not_ connected.
All MySQL clients already does that.