Tom Lane writes:
> > 2. Password is reading from terminal (/dev/tty) rather than from
> > stdin.
> Hmm, that might be a good idea. Comments anyone?
I guarantee you that within 24 hours after such a patch were checked in
someone's going to complain that he has no /dev/tty.
Meanwhile, there are a couple of possible workarounds:
* PGPASSWORD environment variable.
* (echo "Password"; pipe_input) | psql
A generalized option to read the password from any file might make sense,
Peter Eisentraut peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net http://funkturm.homeip.net/~peter
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