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Old 09-22-2003, 03:34 PM   #1
ebh1
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Need Linux Help:Problem with disabling echo


Ok linux programmers I need some help. I am writing a simple client - server program that lhas the client connecting to the server via username and password. When entering the password I want to disable echo so the password is not displayed on the screen. I have it working so that the password isnt displayed but when I exit out of my program all the prompts and everything else is just a mess of scrambled sybols causing me to have to go to a new terminal each time, because I cant really do anything on the current terminal in its state.

This is what my code looks like
static struct termios Otty,Ntty
tcgettattr(0,&Otty);
Ntty = Otty;
Ntty.c_lflag &= ~ECHO;
tcsetattr(0,TCSANOW,&Ntty);
/*read input in yadda yadda yadda*/
tcsetattr(0,TCSANOW,&Otty);

It works except upon exiting everyting is jarbled. Any Suggestions?
 
Old 09-22-2003, 04:04 PM   #2
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Last edited by Yamakaze; 09-22-2003 at 04:10 PM.
 
  


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