Using "getpwent" in SYSV/386
gwyn at smoke.BRL.MIL
Sat Nov 18 05:48:28 AEST 1989
In article <785 at ctdi.UUCP> mikei at ctdi.UUCP (Mike Israel) writes:
-This particular version of Unix stores encrypted passwords
-in a file called /etc/shadow. The standard /etc/password field
-for the encrypted password simply contains an 'x'. Using
-"getpwent" simply retrieves this 'x'.
-Is there an existing function to access the encrypted password?
NO, that's the whole point of having /etc/shadow.
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