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PW_GETCONF(3)             OpenBSD Programmer's Manual            PW_GETCONF(3)

     pw_getconf - passwd configuration access function

     #include <util.h>

     pw_getconf(char *data, size_t len, const char *key, const char *option);

     The pw_getconf() function reads /etc/passwd.conf and retrieves the value
     of the option specified by option from the section given be key. If no
     suitable entry is found for the key an empty string will be returned in

     For default values the key default can be used, this might be useful when
     no entry was found for a specific key or option.

     An empty string is also returned for other errors.


     passwd(5),  passwd.conf(5)

OpenBSD 2.6                    February 16, 1997                             1

Source: OpenBSD 2.6 man pages. Copyright: Portions are copyrighted by BERKELEY
SOFTWARE DESIGN, INC., The Regents of the University of California, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Free Software Foundation, FreeBSD Inc., and others.

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