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bug#17839: 24.4.50; read-passwd echoes password input in non-interactive
bug#17839: 24.4.50; read-passwd echoes password input in non-interactive sessions
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:38:46 +0300
> From: Sebastian Wiesner <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:08:28 +0200
> Cc: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>,
> Michael Albinus <address@hidden>,
> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>,
> >> If I understand correctly, Windows support is the main issue
> > ??? No, it isn't. Once Michael added the code to do this on Posix
> > platforms, the Windows code was added to follow suit.
> I’m sorry. I did not follow the entire discussion, since I couldn’t comment
> on the implementation anyway. All that I read was that there was some
> Windows-specific discussion, and from Stefan’s comment I presumed that
> Windows was still an issue.
The Windows-specific discussion was because implementing the same
feature on Windows had some subtle issues.
> But if it isn’t, I don’t see why this patch shouldn’t be “safe” for Emacs 24?
I guess because the code changes are not entirely trivial.