python glibc crypt() function

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 21:03:12 CEST 2010


On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 1:38 PM, Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de> wrote:
> luca72 wrote:
>
>> Hello i have to do this :
>> glibc crypt() function, using salt $1$abcdefgh$
>>
>> cryptPw = crypt(plainPw, "$1$abcdefgh$")
>>
>> I can do it in python, with package i need?
>> Thanks
>
>>>> import ctypes
>>>> lib = ctypes.CDLL("libcrypt.so.1")
>>>> crypt = lib.crypt
>>>> crypt.restype = ctypes.c_char_p
>>>> crypt("password", "$1$abcdefgh$")
> '$1$abcdefgh$G//4keteveJp0qb8z2DxG/'
>
> Is that what it's supposed to return?
>
> Peter


Seems like my posts are dropping off of the net all of a sudden.
In case this didn't go through the first time...

http://docs.python.org/py3k/library/crypt.html#module-crypt

Geremy Condra



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