pwstore-cli: Command line interface for the pwstore library

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This program provides a command line interface for Peter Scott's pwstore library. Specifically, it is possible to generate, validate, and strengthen passwords hashed in the pwstore format.

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Versions [faq] 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4
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Dependencies base (<5), bytestring, cmdargs (>=0.7 && <1.0), pwstore-fast (>=2.2 && <3.0), pwstore-purehaskell (>=2.0 && <3.0), text [details]
License GPL-3.0-only
Author Robert Helgesson
Category Cryptography, Console
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Uploaded by RobertHelgesson at 2011-12-01T14:15:32Z
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Depend on pwstore-fast rather than pwstore-purehaskell


Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info


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Readme for pwstore-cli-0.3

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This is a simple command line interface to Peter Scott's pwstore
library.  It allows

 * generation of password hashes from a given password;
 * verification that a given password hash match a given password; and
 * strengthening a given password hash.

Building and Installing

In most cases you can build and install this program using the regular
cabal commands

    $ cabal configure
    $ cabal build
    $ cabal install

Alternatively, if you wish to build the program such that it uses
`pwstore-purehaskell`, rather than `pwstore-fast` then disable the
"fast" flag.  That is, change the configure command to

    $ cabal configure -f '-fast'


This is an example shell session running a few variants of the pwstore

    $ pwstore
    Repeat password:
    $ pwstore <<<hunter2
    $ pwstore verify 'sha256|12|nFXB28V2In4jg3XT7FnREw==|MQP6yr9RcyRm7J72dtruzseBfQFC31WKQWRxY225KWo=' <<<hunter2
    good password
    $ pwstore verify 'sha256|12|nFXB28V2In4jg3XT7FnREw==|MQP6yr9RcyRm7J72dtruzseBfQFC31WKQWRxY225KWo=' <<<hello
    bad password
    $ pwstore strengthen -s 13 'sha256|12|nFXB28V2In4jg3XT7FnREw==|MQP6yr9RcyRm7J72dtruzseBfQFC31WKQWRxY225KWo='
    $ pwstore verify 'sha256|12|nFXB28V2In4jg3XT7FnREw==|MQP6yr9RcyRm7J72dtruzseBfQFC31WKQWRxY225KWo=' <<<hello
    bad password
    $ pwstore verify 'sha256|13|nFXB28V2In4jg3XT7FnREw==|vkeWCO9CA1ZPlInaoLlR4Ei5c+Y6EVLZdi5ucrQED5g=' <<<hunter2
    good password