getpass regressions on Solaris/Illumos - 3.6 and master.

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Feb 6 08:10:09 MST 2012

Am 06/02/12 15:29, schrieb Andreas Schneider:
> On Monday 30 January 2012 17:18:54 Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> Or optionally, what about (for master at least) simply
>> requiring getpassphrase in Samba ?
>> Change the replacement rep_getpass to be rep_getpassphrase
>> for systems that don't support rep_getpass.
>> Comments ?
> Am I the only one having the following sentence in the getpass() manpage:
> 	This function is obsolete.  Do not use it.
> We should simply use always use our implementation.
agreed, but it should be something different than getpass altogether
since getpass' signature is problematic.

Since that wouldn't be a standard function it should probably live in
libutil rather than libreplace.



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