python glibc crypt() function

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Tue Apr 20 21:54:50 CEST 2010


geremy condra wrote:

> 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

This particular post did get get through, it is even marked as read over 
here.

Sorry for any confusion my pointless answer may have caused.

Peter



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