[erlang-questions] Hiding user input in escript
Wed Mar 20 00:08:11 CET 2013
Thanks for checking it out! Guess not too many people are writing
scripts that need to deal with passwords. I will go ahead and submit it
as a bug.
On 3/19/13 4:01 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> R16B does not change anything for escript as far as I can tell.
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 3:17 PM, Bob Ippolito <bob@REDACTED
> <mailto:bob@REDACTED>> wrote:
> I see io:get_password() in my io module in R15B03, but it doesn't
> appear to work with escript because it uses the old 'user' rather
> than 'group' which doesn't understand the get_password io request.
> Haven't looked at R16B yet.
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Bryan Hughes
> <bryan@REDACTED <mailto:bryan@REDACTED>> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I found this old thread from 2009 about trying to hide user
> input in an escript (e.g. entering a password).
> It concluded with:
>> The problem seems to be that escript uses the old shell, which
>> does not support any way to control the terminal.
>> We'll have a look at escript for the next release and see whether
>> it would be possible to have it run with the standard shell.
> Does anyone know if this has been fixed. I looked through the
> docs and do not find io:get_password/0, or any options for
> reading stdin to not echo the characters back.
> Looking forward to meeting those of you attending Erlang
> Factory in a couple of days.
> Bryan Hughes
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