[patch] strip kwalletbackend md5 handling

Michael Pyne mpyne at purinchu.net
Sat Jun 14 01:47:39 BST 2008

On Friday 13 June 2008, Michael Leupold wrote:
> Hi,
> the kwallet format uses md5 hashing for all of the wallet's keys. This was
> probably included to support loading data from the wallet file dynamically
> but never really used. However it is used to generate md5 hashes for newly
> inserted keys at runtime and insert them into a QList. This list is partly
> used to verify a key exists.

I'm not sure how cryptographic hashing helps with dynamically loading from a 

This isn't any kind of urgent change, I would recommend leaving things the way 
they are at least until we can ask George about why he used MD5 hashes this 
way in his implementation.

 - Michael Pyne
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