Thanks a bunch for the reply. I'll take a good look at the documents.

F. Senault wrote:
> If you take a look at the manpage of the crypt system function (man 3
> crypt or http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=crypt&sektion=3 ),
> you'll see an explanation of the hash format.
> 
> I have no idea of the portability of that function, though.  For
> instance, it doesn't work on my Windows box, but it works well enough
> with FreeBSD and Linux.
> 
> Fred

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