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System::Passwd - easily search for system users on Unix based systems
System::Passwd is a Raku distribution for searching the
/etc/passwd file. It provides subroutines to search for a
System::Passwd::User user by uid, username or full name.
System::Passwd should work on Linux, Unix, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and MacOS (although not all MacOS users are stored in
use System::Passwd; my $root-user = get-user-by-uid(0); say $root-user.username; say $root-user.uid; say $root-user.gid; say $root-user.fullname; say $root-user.login-shell; say $root-user.home-directory; say $root-user.password; # This won't be a useful value on most systems # can search for users other methods my $user = get-user-by-username('sillymoose'); # or: my $user = get-user-by-fullname('David Farrell');
Copyright 2014 David Farrell
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This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the FreeBSD license.