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NAME ^

Crypt::Salt - Module for generating a salt to be fed into crypt.

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Crypt::Salt;
  
  print crypt( "secret", salt() );

DESCRIPTION ^

The single exported subroutine in this module is for generating a salt suitable for being fed to crypt() and other similar functions.

BUGS ^

Please let the author know if any are caught

AUTHOR ^

        Jonathan Steinert
        hachi@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT ^

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

SEE ALSO ^

perl(1).

salt

 Argument  : The first argument as passed will be used in numeric context as a count of how many characters you want returned in the salt, the default is 2. All other arguments are ignored.
 Returns   : A string of random characters suitable for use when being passed to the crypt() function
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