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Old 05-01-2005, 06:20 AM   #1
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Hiding password in Java command line program

When entering input to a Java command line program, is it possible/easy to mask the input with asterisks?
Old 05-02-2005, 01:29 AM   #2
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This is usually not possible with pure Java, but achievable with some native code depending on platforms.
See Jline for an implementation:
Old 05-02-2005, 06:01 AM   #3
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I found this on the Java website. I looks a bit OTT/messy for the simple program I'm writing, so I'll give it a miss this time.


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