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From "Kevan Miller (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (GERONIMO-2216) Use JLine API to get password interactivly when using shutdown
Date Wed, 09 Aug 2006 05:45:14 GMT
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Kevan Miller commented on GERONIMO-2216:

Well, it's kind of funky... Not 100% pure java (dynamically extracts a dll and loads it on
windows machines). Supported platforms on their website says:

JLine should work on any Windows system, or any minimally compliant POSIX system (includling
Linux and Macintosh OS X).

I have to assume that there are some environments/JRE's where this might not work...

> Use JLine API to get password interactivly when using shutdown
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: GERONIMO-2216
>                 URL:
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: startup/shutdown
>    Affects Versions: 1.2
>            Reporter: Jason Dillon
>         Assigned To: Jason Dillon
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: GERONIMO-2216.diff
> Sometimes when interactively entering a password for shutdown, if the password is typed
too fast, some of the chars are visible for a brief period.
> JLine provides the ability to mask the input as it is read (or omit it all together):
>  *

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