- Method crypt
string crypt(string password)
int(0..1) crypt(string typed_password, string crypted_password)
This function crypts and verifies a short string (only the first 8 characters are significant).
The first syntax crypts the string password into something that is hopefully hard to decrypt.
The second syntax is used to verify typed_password against crypted_password, and returns
1if they match, and
Note that strings containing null characters will only be processed up until the null character.