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bug#17127: `call-process' circumvents password concealment w/ `read-pass
bug#17127: `call-process' circumvents password concealment w/ `read-passwd'
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:39:41 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)
Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> This looks fairly contrived. How did you stumble upon this problem?
Copy/pasting passwords from console password manager to emacs running on
terminal emulator in X. The built-in copy/paste functionaly for the X
clipboard only works (AFAIK) with graphical emacs, so I use my own
commands to make it work on a terminal. Here's the one that made me
(defun paste-from-X-clipboard ()
"Insert the X clipboard contents at point."
(call-process "xclip" nil t nil "-selection" "clipboard" "-o"))
I use that to paste passwords when, e.g., finding remote files via