ask password

Jim Schaubeck jimschaubeck at
Mon Jun 14 22:59:22 EDT 2010

Try "ask clear password" 

ask password (w/o the word clear) will encrypt the input thereby encrypting
the contents of "it"

jim schaubeck

-----Original Message-----
From: use-revolution-bounces at
[mailto:use-revolution-bounces at] On Behalf Of Justin Sloan
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 9:38 AM
To: use-revolution at
Subject: ask password

Hello all,

I am trying to use the "ask password" command to mask the password input
that eventually gets sent to the *nix shell. Problem is, when the user puts
in their password, "it" returns seemingly random characters instead of the
unmasked password. Any ideas?_______________________________________________
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