This module provides access to the Unix password database. It is available on all Unix versions.
Password database entries are reported as 7-tuples containing the following items from the password database (see <pwd.h>), in order: pw_name, pw_passwd, pw_uid, pw_gid, pw_gecos, pw_dir, pw_shell. The uid and gid items are integers, all others are strings. KeyError is raised if the entry asked for cannot be found.
It defines the following items: