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Manual Reference Pages  -  CRYPT::SALT (3)

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NAME

Crypt::Salt - Module for generating a salt to be fed into crypt.

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



  use Crypt::Salt;
 
  print crypt( "secret", salt() );



DESCRIPTION

The single exported subroutine in this module is for generating a salt suitable for being fed to crypt() and other similar functions.

BUGS

Please let the author know if any are caught

AUTHOR



        Jonathan Steinert
        hachi@cpan.org



COPYRIGHT

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

SEE ALSO

perl(1).

    salt



 Argument  : The first argument as passed will be used in numeric context as a count of how many characters you want returned in the salt, the default is 2. All other arguments are ignored.
 Returns   : A string of random characters suitable for use when being passed to the crypt() function



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