> In any case, you can create the encrypted pwds with:
> 1) makepasswd --crypt
>   makepasswd --crypt-md5
> 2) or help yourself with htpasswd/htpasswd2 and htdigest/htdigest2
>   that come with apache (htpasswd for crypt(), htdigest for MD5):
>   htpasswd2 -c /tmp/temp test
>   htdigest2 -c /tmp/temp test test

It's done with simple Unix crypt by default.

To have Apache's htpasswd output to stdout instead of a file, you can do:

htpasswd -n test


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