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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: dbmmanage
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:35:55 GMT

On 06/07/2016 08:31 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
>>> dbmmanage has some functionality that is lacking in htdbm - in
>>> particular, the ability to import a plain text htpasswd style password
>>> file. However, the script httxt2dbm fills that need, which is presumably
>>> (usually) a one-time thing, rather than ongoing maintenance, so that's ok.
>> Right, we ship that too.  I don't recall dropping dbmmanage being 
>> controversial.
> I don't know that its controversial, but we do want reality reflected in
> the docs.
> To clarify, are you saying that this was just a RHEL/Fedora change, or
> do you know if it's more widespread than that? Trying to find a
> Debian/Ubuntu machine to verify ...

ok, Ubuntu does have dbmmanage, so perhaps we just need to have the docs
note that it's not available on all platforms, etc.

Now, I just need to figure out how to reproduce the the `import`
functionality without dbmmanage.

Thanks for the info, Joe.


Rich Bowen - - @rbowen - @apachecon

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