[fpc-pascal] Readln a password

Dmitry Boyarintsev skalogryz.lists at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 16:26:36 CET 2016

On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 8:24 AM, Adriaan van Os <fpc at microbizz.nl> wrote:

> I wonder what the recommended way is to readln a password from console, as
> a standard Readln echoes the password.
> 1. SetConsoleMode seems to be Windows-specific

I'd think you want something simlar on unix.
Take a look at man 4 termios
specifically at local flag named "ECHO".
you want to disable it via tcsetattr()  (TermIO unit)

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