I'm writing an application for which authentication is necessary. While I understand how crypt() works, what I'm wondering (and finding a dearth of information on) is how long the resulting strings will be, so I can allocate appropriate space in a fixed-width database (in this case, MySQL).
I'm sure I can't be the first person that's come across this.. does anyone have a solution? (incidentally, the passwords will be limited to a max of 12 characters)
Thanks in advance..
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