root password in a .py script

Bart Nessux bart_nessux at
Fri Mar 12 18:11:30 CET 2004

I have to place a root password into a Python script. Is there a way to
encode it so that one can't read the password when viewing the file, but
when the sting is used it's decoded? For example:

pass = "#$%^&@*#&*$^@"
instead of:
pass = "root-password"



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