Issue with (not really) hex attribute values

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Mar 26 10:41:13 CET 2008

Stephan Jaeger wrote:
> I've got a problem with 2.0.2. Since 2008/01/15 there is a change which
> interprets attribute values as hex strings. This is a problem if you
> have User Passwords in the Database which start with '0x':

  Hmm... good point.  I think that change can be reverted.

> Do you have any suggestions how to handle this case, other than force
> users to not use 0x as prefix of their passwords ;)

  Revert the change in the source code.

  I'll take a look at doing something for the next release.

  Alan DeKok.

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