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Re: Passing a password to another process "safely" in Linux

by belg4mit (Prior)
on Jun 27, 2011 at 21:16 UTC ( #911619=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Passing a password to another process "safely" in Linux

Why not use some combination of existing tools such as ssh keys and system groups or sudo to authenticate and authorize the user?

In Bob We Trust, All Others Bring Data.

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Discipulus a missing semicolon after use LWP::UserAgent caused very strange behaviour and not the normal warning...
[choroba]: Yes, sometimes missing ; after the use clause just interprets the next line somehow and passes the result to the used module which could happily ignore it. Been there, seen that.

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