Re: Perl Module for Shell Accounts
On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 04:42:54PM -0500, Gene Grimm wrote:
> I am trying to script maintenance of our POP3 and FTP accounts, but would
> prefer a Perl module rather than using calls to shell commands. Thus far I
> haven't been able to find anything about such a Perl module. Can anyone
> point me in the right direction?
Debian's adduser is actually written in Perl.
Maintaining traditional Unix accounts, kept in flat files (/etc/passwd)
is painful. It would be easier if you put your accounts into an SQL
database or LDAP.