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Revision 1.5.2.2, Tue Feb 26 22:09:39 2002 UTC (18 years, 1 month ago) by he
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Pull up revisions 1.1-1.4 (requested by jonathan):
  Add support for local MD5-encrypted passwords.

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.Dd July 6, 2000
.Dt PW_GETCONF 3
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm pw_getconf
.Nd password encryption configuration access function
.Sh LIBRARY
.Lb libutil
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Fd #include <util.h>
.Ft void
.Fn pw_getconf "char *data" "size_t len" "const char *key" "const char *option"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn pw_getconf
function reads
.Pa /etc/passwd.conf
and retrieves the value of the option specified
by
.Pa option
from the section given by
.Pa key .
If no suitable entry is found
for the
.Pa key
an empty string will be returned in data.
.Pp
To retrieve default values the key
.Pa default
can be used.  In this case, if
.Pa /etc/passwd.conf
does not exist or does not contain a
.Pa default
section, the built-in defaults will be returned.  They are as follows:
.Bl -column localcipher data -offset indent
.It Sy option	data
.It ypcipher	old
.It localcipher	old
.El
.Pp
An empty string is returned for all errors.
.Sh FILES
.Bl -tag -width /etc/passwd.conf -compact
.It Pa /etc/passwd.conf
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr passwd 5 ,
.Xr passwd.conf 5
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Fn pw_getconf
function first appeared in
.Nx 1.6 .