Section: Debian GNU/Linux (1)
mkpasswd - Overfeatured front end to crypt
encrypts the given password with the
libc function, using the given salt.
as salt. If it begins with
then it will be passed straight to
without any checks.
rounds. This argument is ignored if the method chosen
does not support variable rounds. For the OpenBSD Blowfish method this is
the logarithm of the number of rounds.
The behavior is undefined if this option is used without
Compute the password using the
then the list of available methods is printed.
begins and end with
characters then the string is passed to
Read the password from file descriptor
instead of using
If the file descriptor is not connected to a tty then no other text
than the hashed password is printed on stdout.
- -s, --stdin
A list of options which will be evaluated before the ones specified on the
option is used then passwords containing some control
characters may not be read correctly.
This programs suffers of a bad case of featuritis.
and this man page were written by Marco d'Itri
and are licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License,
version 2 or higher.