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Manual Reference Pages  -  ANYDATA::FORMAT::PASSWD (3)

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NAME

Passwd - tied hash and DBI access to passwd files

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



 use AnyData;
 my $users = adTie( Passwd, /etc/passwd );
 print $users->{jdoe}->{homedir};
 # ... other tied hash operations

 OR

 use DBI
 my $dbh = DBI->connect(dbi:AnyData:);
 $dbh->func(users,Passwd,/etc/passwd,ad_catalog);
 my $g7 = $dbh->selectall_arrayref( qq{
     SELECT username, homedir FROM users WHERE GID = 7
 });
 # ... other DBI/SQL operations



DESCRIPTION

This module provides a tied hash interface and a DBI/SQL interface to passwd files. Simply specify the format as ’Passwd’ and give the name of the file and the modules will build a hash table with the column names



 username
 passwd
 UID
 GID
 fullname
 homedir
 shell



The username field is treated as a key column.

This module is a submodule of the AnyData.pm and DBD::AnyData.pm modules. Refer to their documentation for further details.

AUTHOR & COPYRIGHT

copyright 2000, Jeff Zucker <jeff@vpservices.com> all rights reserved
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