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NAMECrypt::PasswdMD5 - Provides interoperable MD5-based crypt() functions
use Crypt::PasswdMD5; $cryptedpassword = unix_md5_crypt($password, $salt); $apachepassword = apache_md5_crypt($password, $salt);
DESCRIPTIONthe "unix_md5_crypt()" provides a crypt()-compatible interface to the rather new MD5-based crypt() function found in modern operating systems. It's based on the implementation found on FreeBSD 2.2.-RELEASE and contains the following license in it:
"THE BEER-WARE LICENSE" (Revision 42): <email@example.com> wrote this file. As long as you retain this notice you can do whatever you want with this stuff. If we meet some day, and you think this stuff is worth it, you can buy me a beer in return. Poul-Henning Kamp
"apache_md5_crypt()" provides a function compatible with Apache's ".htpasswd" files. This was contributed by Bryan Hart <firstname.lastname@example.org>. As suggested by William A. Rowe, Jr. <email@example.com>, it is exported by default.
For both functions, if a salt value is not supplied, a random salt will be generated. Contributed by John Peacock <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
None by default.
HISTORY$Id: PasswdMD5.pm,v 1.3 2004/02/17 11:21:38 lem Exp $
19980710 email@example.com: Initial release 19990402 firstname.lastname@example.org: Added apache_md5_crypt to create a valid hash for use in .htpasswd files 20001006 email@example.com: Requested apache_md5_crypt to be exported by default. 20010706 firstname.lastname@example.org: Use Digest::MD5 instead of the (obsolete) MD5.
$Log: PasswdMD5.pm,v $ Revision 1.3 2004/02/17 11:21:38 lem Modified the
Revision 1.2 2004/02/17 11:04:35 lem Added patch for random salts from John Peacock (Thanks John!) De-MS-DOS-ified the file Replaced some '' with q// to make Emacs color highlighting happy Added
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