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From: David MENTRE <david.mentre@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] How to read a password without displaying it?
David MENTRE <> writes:

> I tried following trick, using '\b' on output. Strangely enough, the
> output_char have no effect, even if I do a flush. The '*' are printed
> *after* I do a <RETURN> on my terminal.  I don't understand this
> behavior. The flush should send the caracters to the terminal.

Oops, I remembered my old unix programming. The shell (or whatever in
front of the caml program) sends the whole line after <CR>. So my output
is done on the following line. (sight)


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