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From "Tom Quarendon (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (KARAF-5382) Karaf shell session.readLine consumes backslashes
Date Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:09:00 GMT

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Tom Quarendon commented on KARAF-5382:
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Useful to be able to get the raw line. That's helpful. 

Not sure I understand the first half. From Session you don't have access to the reader directly,
all you have is "session.readLine". Hence me creating my own LineReader from the Terminal
I can get from Session (casting to jline.Terminal). Having got that, I either set my own completer,
or nothing at all, and don't set a highlighter.

If what you mean is could I try changing the Karaf shell source code of the Session class
to make that change, then I'm not sure how I'd go about doing that and running the result.

> Karaf shell session.readLine consumes backslashes
> -------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: KARAF-5382
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KARAF-5382
>             Project: Karaf
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: karaf-shell
>            Reporter: Tom Quarendon
>
> I don't know what the intended use case is for session.readLine, but the behaviour w.r.t
backslashes is odd.
> I use is to prompt for a password from the user. So in an action, call session.readLine("prompt",
'*'). However, if the user's password contains a backslash, readLine doesn't return what the
user typed, which is mighty confusing. 



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