File_Passwd::factory() – Factory for extensions


require_once 'File/Passwd.php';

object &File_Passwd::factory ( string $class )


Load the desired worker class (extension).

  • Unix - for standard Unix passwd files
  • CVS - for CVS pserver passwd files
  • SMB - for SMB server passwd files
  • Authbasic - for AuthUserFiles
  • Authdigest - for AuthDigestFiles
  • Custom - for custom formatted passwd files


string $class

the desired extension of File_Passwd

Return value

Returns object File_Passwd extension or PEAR_Error on failure.


This function should be called statically.

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Last updated: Tue, 22 May 2018 — Download Documentation
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