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Re: [Patch] Avoid recording chars when reading passwords

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Patch] Avoid recording chars when reading passwords
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2022 14:16:21 +0300

> From: Manuel Giraud <manuel@ledu-giraud.fr>
> Cc: Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca>,  emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:59:31 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
> > The next question is: do we want to enable this by default and in a
> > way that users cannot have the previous behavior back?
> I think that having this as a default is a good thing™ (no more clear
> password in lossage).  About being able to revert this behaviour, I know
> I won't use it but maybe it has some use case with the dribble file: do
> people use the dribble file as some automation tool for example?
> > In any case, this needs a NEWS entry, I think.
> Ok, I'd one to this patch when we have decide the default and if it
> needs a user option.

Sounds like having this on by default is what people want.  But we
need a knob to revert to the previous behavior, and we need a NEWS
entry.  Could you please prepare an updated patch with those two


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