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- README.mkpasswd: add missing documentation for the '?' switch

1 $Id$
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3 This is documentation for the mkpasswd.c included in ircd-hybrid.
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5 This version of mkpasswd can create Blowfish, SHA-256 and SHA-512
6 passwords, with either randomly generated or user provided salts.
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8 Options:
9 -5 - Create a SHA-256 password
10 -6 - Create a SHA-512 password
11 -b - Create a Blowfish password
12 -R - Specify a raw salt passed directly to crypt()
13 -l - Specify the length of a random SHA-256/SHA-512 or Blowfish salt
14 -r - Specify a number of rounds for a Blowfish password
15 -p - Specify the plaintext password at the command line
16 -s - Specify the salt at the command line
17 -h - Get full usage help
18 -? - Get brief usage help
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20 Known bugs:
21 The encryption algorithms supported depend on your system's crypt()
22 implementation.
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24 Supported Platforms (Known and tested):
25 Linux glibc 2.7+ (SHA-256/SHA-512)
26 FreeBSD 10.2 (SHA-256/SHA-512, Blowfish)
27 OpenBSD 5.8 (Blowfish)
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29 Other systems probably work, but they haven't been amply tested.

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