Zane C. Bowers-Hadley > Sys-User-UIDhelper > Sys::User::UIDhelper

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NAME ^

Sys::User::UIDhelper - Helps for locating free UIDs.

VERSION ^

Version 0.0.1

SYNOPSIS ^

This finds a

    use Sys::User::UIDhelper;

    #implements it with the default values
    my $foo = Sys::User::UIDhelper->new();

    #sets the min to 0 and the max to 4000
    my $foo = Sys::User::UIDhelper->new({max=>'0', min=>'4000'});

    #finds the first free one
    my $first = $foo->firstfree();
    if(defined($first)){
        print $first."\n";
    }else{
        print "not found\n";
    }

    #finds the first last one
    my $last = $foo->lastfree();
    if(defined($last)){
        print $last."\n";
    }else{
        print "not found\n";
    }

EXPORT ^

FUNCTIONS ^

new

This initiates the module. It accepts one arguement, a hash. Please See below for accepted values.

min

The minimum UID.

max

The maximum UID.

firstfree

This finds the first free UID. If it returns undef, no free ones were found.

lastfree

This finds the first last UID. If it returns undef, no free ones were found.

Todo ^

Implement various backends for system, LDAP, and passwd.

AUTHOR ^

Zane C. Bowers, <vvelox at vvelox.net>

BUGS ^

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-sys-user-uidhelper at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Sys-User-UIDhelper. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT ^

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc Sys::User::UIDhelper

You can also look for information at:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ^

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE ^

Copyright 2008 Zane C. Bowers, all rights reserved.

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

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