How to re-implement the crypt.crypt function?

Christian Heimes lists at
Sat Mar 10 22:07:46 CET 2012

Am 10.03.2012 21:41, schrieb Roy Smith:
> But is that what crypt.crypt() does?  I though it implemented the 
> old-style triple-DES.

Python's crypt module is an interface to the OS' crypt() function. On
some systems the crypt() function supports additional algorithms. You
can read it up in the notes section of crypt(3):


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