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Answer: How do I make password prompts not echo back the user?

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Q&A > input and output > How do I make password prompts not echo back the user? contributed by strredwolf

In addition to Term::Readkey, you may want to write up your own linegetter with getc(STDIN). That way, you'll be able to trap all of the deletes/backspaces w/o having any problems.

Isn't there a Readline module?

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