Christoph Dalitz wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 10:56:32 -0800
> > From: Medi Montaseri <medi(dot)montaseri(at)intransa(dot)com>
> > I think Font ends are moving away from this approach as others can see
> > your supplied
> > passwd by a simple ps(1) command.
> There used to be a program "hide.c" available from the oracle website,
> which made this impossible. Unfortunately I can no longer find it.
> A simpler approach however is to supply the password from stdin.
> With Oracle's sqlplus this works as follows:
> sqlplus <<EOF
> /* SQL commands */
> Unfortunately this does *not* work with psql because for some strange reason
> psql does not read the password from stdin.
psql will read the password from stdin if there is no controlling
terminal on /dev/tty.
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