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PasswdMD5(3)		       User Contributed Perl Documentation		     PasswdMD5(3)

NAME
       Crypt::PasswdMD5 - Provides interoperable MD5-based crypt() functions

SYNOPSIS
	   use Crypt::PasswdMD5;

	   $cryptedpassword = unix_md5_crypt($password, $salt);
	   $apachepassword = apache_md5_crypt($password, $salt);

DESCRIPTION
       the "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.[56]-RELEASE and contains the following license in it:

	"THE BEER-WARE LICENSE" (Revision 42):
	<phk@login.dknet.dk> 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 <bryan@eai.com>.  As suggested by William A. Rowe, Jr.
       <wrowe@lnd.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 <jpeacock@cpan.org>.

   EXPORT
       None by default.

HISTORY
       $Id: PasswdMD5.pm,v 1.3 2004/02/17 11:21:38 lem Exp $

	19980710 luismunoz@cpan.org: Initial release
	19990402 bryan@eai.com: Added apache_md5_crypt to create a valid hash
			       for use in .htpasswd files
	20001006 wrowe@lnd.com: Requested apache_md5_crypt to be
			       exported by default.
	20010706 luismunoz@cpan.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 POD so that
       ABSTRACT can work Added usage example for apache_md5_crypt()

       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 CVS docs Completed the missing sections of the POD documentation
       Changed my email address to the Perl-related one for consistency The file is now encoded
       in UTF-8

LICENSE AND WARRANTY
       This code and all accompanying software comes with NO WARRANTY. You use it at your own
       risk.

       This code and all accompanying software can be used freely under the same terms as Perl
       itself.

AUTHOR
       Luis E. Mun~oz <luismunoz@cpan.org>

SEE ALSO
       perl(1).

POD ERRORS
       Hey! The above document had some coding errors, which are explained below:

       Around line 214:
	   Non-ASCII character seen before =encoding in 'Mun~oz'. Assuming UTF-8

perl v5.16.3				    2014-06-09				     PasswdMD5(3)
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