skip at pobox.com
Sat Aug 25 15:27:02 CEST 2001
Paul> "John Roth":
>> Why do you want to do this?
Paul> The idea is to run a command with a password on the command line,
Paul> and not have the password stay visible to "ps" through the whole
Paul> time the process is running.
I trust everyone recognizes the race condition here. Passwords shouldn't be
on command lines if they are sensitive.
Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com)
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