FAQ 9.13 How do I edit my .htpasswd and .htgroup files with Perl?

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9.13: How do I edit my .htpasswd and .htgroup files with Perl?

    The HTTPD::UserAdmin and HTTPD::GroupAdmin modules provide a consistent
    OO interface to these files, regardless of how they're stored. Databases
    may be text, dbm, Berkeley DB or any database with a DBI compatible
    driver. HTTPD::UserAdmin supports files used by the `Basic' and `Digest'
    authentication schemes. Here's an example:

        use HTTPD::UserAdmin ();
              ->new(DB => "/foo/.htpasswd")
              ->add($username => $password);


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Re: FAQ 9.13 How do I edit my .htpasswd and .htgroup files with Perl?

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I guess it is simply like add or del, something similar to commandline.
if there is no perl function to handle that, use popen() in perl.


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Re: FAQ 9.13 How do I edit my .htpasswd and .htgroup files with Perl?

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You don't want to open a pipe to commands that don't exist. My
oeprating systems don't have the ones that you mention.

brian d foy, comdog@panix.com
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