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gsasl_simple_getpass(3)		     gsasl	       gsasl_simple_getpass(3)

NAME
       gsasl_simple_getpass - API function

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<gsasl.h>

       int  gsasl_simple_getpass(const char * filename,	const char * username,
       char ** key);

ARGUMENTS
       const char * filename
		   filename of file containing passwords.

       const char * username
		   username string.

       char ** key newly allocated output character array.

DESCRIPTION
       Retrieve	password for user from specified file.	The buffer key contain
       the password if this function is	successful.  The caller	is responsible
       for deallocating	it.

       The file	should be on the UoW "MD5 Based	Authentication"	format,	 which
       means  it  is  in  text	format with comments denoted by	# first	on the
       line, with user entries looking as "usernameTABpassword".   This	 func-
       tion removes CR and LF at the end of lines before processing.  TAB, CR,
       and LF denote ASCII values 9, 13, and 10, respectively.

RETURN VALUE
       Return GSASL_OK if output buffer	contains the password, GSASL_AUTHENTI-
       CATION_ERROR if the user	could not be found, or other error code.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report	 bugs	to   <bug-gsasl@gnu.org>.    GNU   SASL	  home	 page:
       http://www.gnu.org/software/gsasl/ General  help	 using	GNU  software:
       http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002-2012 Simon Josefsson.
       Copying	and  distribution  of this file, with or without modification,
       are permitted in	any medium without royalty provided the	copyright  no-
       tice and	this notice are	preserved.

SEE ALSO
       The full	documentation for gsasl	is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info	and gsasl programs are properly	installed at  your  site,  the
       command

	      info gsasl

       should give you access to the complete manual.

gsasl				     1.8.0	       gsasl_simple_getpass(3)

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