The hdigest package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

For web applications running in a CGI monad container, this module provides a simple interface to generate HTTP Digest authentication challenges and to process the responses from clients. It implements RFC2617, but accepts the quirky responses generated by some non-compliant browsers.

This module was originally implemented for Serialist ( and is deployed there in a FastCGI environment using the fastcgi package. It has been tested against a variety of browsers, including Firefox, Safari, IE, Opera, and others.


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Dependenciesbase (>=3 && <5), cgi, Crypto, network, parsec, random, time [details]
Copyright© 2009 Jamey Sharp
AuthorJamey Sharp
MaintainerJamey Sharp <>
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UploadedMon Jan 4 17:28:31 UTC 2010 by JameySharp
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