New password echoes on Sol8

Markus Friedl markus at
Sun Oct 28 04:36:34 EST 2001

On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 04:12:35PM -0400, Ed Phillips wrote:
> I tried replacing readpassphrase() for v2.9.9p2 on Sol8 with a different
> version that just calls getpassphrase().  It appears to solve the echo
> problem when the user tries to login in interactive mode and needs to
> change their password.
> Can anyone else try this with v2.9.9p2 on Solaris?  Be sure to add:


the bug should be fixed instead.

we already have enough waste in openssh.

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