FreeBSD auth

Dan Toganel dantoganelus at
Thu Nov 3 02:07:06 PST 2005

--- Igor Robul <igorr at> wrote:

> It is not recommended directly use /etc/passwd, you
> your program need 
> authentification, then use
> PAM (man 3 pam). If you still want ignore PAM, you
> can use getpwent(3) 
> family of functions.
Thanks for your interest.
Well, the problem with getpwent() is that i can't 
retrive hash from master.passwd, 
I can use it, only to parse passwd file.
But i also need to parse master.passwd to obtain 
the hash and to crypt user password and obtain 
the hash.
I need more specific help about those two.

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