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Re: Hiding passwords in password file?

From: Lee Sau Dan
Subject: Re: Hiding passwords in password file?
Date: 10 Dec 2002 11:12:58 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "Felix" == Felix E Klee <address@hidden> writes:

    Felix> Thanks for the suggestion of outline-mode. I tried it out
    Felix> and also tried outline-magic.el (a nice
    Felix> improvement). However, it's not perfect since isearch opens
    Felix> sections that are folded in. So if I'm looking eg. for my
    Felix> google groups password I might use isearch and type in g o
    Felix> o g l e.  However, the first character, g, might open a
    Felix> section that I wanted to keep closed.

M-! grep ^login: the_large_file

to display a  list of possible login names.  You  can i-search in that
buffer.  After that,

M-! awk '/^login: felix/{print $0; ++a; next} /^password:/&&a {print $0; exit 
0}' the_large_file

Lee Sau Dan                     李守敦(Big5)                    address@hidden(HZ) 

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In article <address@hidden>, Ajanta  <address@hidden> wrote:
>[Deleted the xemacs group, but keeping comp.text.tex since this whole
>exercise is TeX-related for me]
>Andrew Choi <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Oh no, not again.  This patch will fix it:
>> Index: getopt.c
>> ===================================================================
>> RCS file: /cvsroot/emacs/emacs/lib-src/getopt.c,v
>> retrieving revision 1.21
>> ... 
>Thanks. I am sure this would have helped. Fortunately I was able to get
>the emacs 21.3.50 ...

Gnu-emacs 21.2 is as of march this year -- pretty ancient, no?

Where do you get something newer -- even beta or alpha?

(tarball, for solaris)



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