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Retrieve password from console
Joined: Jul 17, 2009
May 19, 2010 22:10:41
I have a requirement to take password from console.
For jdk 6 there is a way to get it :
But, my problem is that, I have to do it using jdk 5, is there any equivalent way of doing it.
Joined: Nov 18, 2006
Jun 08, 2010 07:33:03
That's not a simple task. You could mask the user input yourself (printing "\010*") or take use of os specific functions. Both ways have their weak points.
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