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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 43066] New: - get_password on Windows is kludgy
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2007 00:07:05 GMT
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           Summary: get_password on Windows is kludgy
           Product: APR
           Version: HEAD
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: APR
        AssignedTo: bugs@apr.apache.org
        ReportedBy: ondra.hosek@gmail.com


The Windows implementation of get_password in passwd/apr_getpass.c is a kludge.
The same problem can be solved by an API very akin to termios -- using the
GetConsoleMode and SetConsoleMode system calls. These are available since
Windows 95 (according to MSDN).

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