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    parse-passwd
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    Parse a passwd file into a list of users.

    Install

    Install with npm:

    $ npm install --save parse-passwd

    Usage

    var parse = require('parse-passwd');

    API

    Example

    // assuming '/etc/passwd' contains:
    // doowb:*:123:123:Brian Woodward:/Users/doowb:/bin/bash
    console.log(parse(fs.readFileSync('/etc/passwd', 'utf8')));
     
    //=> [
    //=>   {
    //=>     username: 'doowb',
    //=>     password: '*',
    //=>     uid: '123',
    //=>     gid: '123',
    //=>     gecos: 'Brian Woodward',
    //=>     homedir: '/Users/doowb',
    //=>     shell: '/bin/bash'
    //=>   }
    //=> ]

    Params

    • content {String}: Content of a passwd file to parse.
    • returns {Array}: Array of user objects parsed from the content.

    About

    Contributing

    Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

    Please read the contributing guide for avice on opening issues, pull requests, and coding standards.

    Building docs

    (This document was generated by verb-generate-readme (a verb generator), please don't edit the readme directly. Any changes to the readme must be made in .verb.md.)

    To generate the readme and API documentation with verb:

    $ npm install -g verb verb-generate-readme && verb

    Running tests

    Install dev dependencies:

    $ npm install -d && npm test

    Author

    Brian Woodward

    License

    Copyright © 2016, Brian Woodward. Released under the MIT license.


    This file was generated by verb-generate-readme, v0.2.0, on October 19, 2016.

    Install

    npm i parse-passwd

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    Version

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