prompter type question

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Thu Mar 18 16:17:20 EDT 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 04:14:56PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at> writes:
>     Nicolas> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 01:17:37PM -0500, Will Fiveash wrote:
>     >> typedef struct _krb5_prompt { char *prompt; int hidden; krb5_data
>     >> *reply; } krb5_prompt;
>     Nicolas> Arguably a PREAUTH type prompt with hidden set would be a
>     Nicolas> prompt for a PIN or OTP, while a PREAUTH type prompt with
>     Nicolas> hidden unset would be an informative prompt of some kind
>     Nicolas> (any kind).
> Hmm.
> I'd expect that hidden would be clear for OTP and possibly pin.

I wouldn't!  I'd expect prompts for secrets to be echo-off.

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