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Re: [PATCH] svn_load_dirs.pl: do not print password to screen

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 07:04:05 +0000

geoffrey.alary_at_gmail.com wrote on Sun, Jul 14, 2019 at 00:51:54 +1200:
> CC: both of the most recent and biggest contributors to this file.

In principle, same answer as in the other thread (ENOTIME unless it's a
regression I signed off on); but…

> It implements a security feature: to hide the password when printing
> the command line to screen.

I suggest to add a warning to usage() that passing the password in
a command-line argument may make it visible to other local OS users.

Cheers,

Daniel
Received on 2019-07-14 09:04:23 CEST

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