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Re: [PATCH] use stderr when prompting for username

From: Alexis Huxley <ahuxley_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2002-12-27 16:47:08 CET

> Well, we should be consistent with password prompts, which (as I
> understand it) already go to /dev/tty on Unix. If this means adding
> functionality to APR, then we should do so.

Not on Linux (Debian) anyway:

        leda$ passwd > /dev/null 2>&1
        <no output>

        leda$ passwd > /dev/null
        (current) UNIX password:
        <ctrl-c>

They go to stderr.

Alexis

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