Perl crypt()

Mark Ingram mark.ingram at
Wed Aug 13 09:38:38 UTC 2003


Ive just been making a quick C# application to insert basic data into the
Bugzilla database, but it seems i cant check the login of a user because
Bugzilla uses the crypt() function to encrypt the passwords.

Is there any documentation other than which would allow me to
re-create the crypt function so i can check logins correctly?

I know this sounds like a strange thing todo, but its because we have a text
file here (pre-bugzilla) containing old bugs and fixes that need to be put
into the database. But it would take so long to copy and paste this file
line by line so i am writing a parser to directly put the details into the


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