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    crypto: to show stars or not to show them · d1676230
    Jan Engelhardt authored
    On Friday 2011-03-18 01:41, Lennart Poettering wrote:
    
    >On Fri, 18.03.11 00:18, Jan Engelhardt (jengelh@medozas.de) wrote:
    >
    >> Meanwhile, I have two new suggestions.
    >
    >I have one too (or actually Kay came up with it), and I think you are
    >going to like it:
    >
    >Start with showing input feedback as we currently do. If the user then
    >presses TAB the stars disappear, and instead we show "(no echo)" or
    >so. Then, the user can proceed with typing his password without
    >asterisks.
    >[...]
    
    Incorporating Graham's suggestion to use BKSP instead:
    
    The following changes since commit 65c9e467:
    
      tainted: don't check if /usr is a mount point, only if it's not already mounted at startup (2011-03-24 22:32:21 +0100)
    
    are available in the git repository at:
      git://dev.medozas.de/systemd master
    
    Jan Engelhardt (1):
          ask-password: provide a way to activate a silent prompt
    
     src/ask-password-api.c |   11 +++++++----
     1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
    d1676230
ask-password-api.c 15 KB