[IPython-dev] Reading in passwords in IPython 1.0
Mon Aug 12 18:25:07 CDT 2013
getpass() relies on fairly low-level control of a TTY, so it won't
quite work out of the box.
The ideal solution would be for us to soup-up our STDIN replacement to
the point where it behaves like a tty at least for the purposes of
echo control, which is the only thing that getpass() needs to do.
This has been an open issue for a while:
Now that we have proper stdin support, it's not as hard to finish
fixing it as when the original issue was filed.
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