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description of getpass

reads a password

getpass reads a password from the system console, after the user is prompted for a password to a null-terminated string and display the password has been disabled. A pointer to a null-terminated string of up to eight characters (not counting null terminator) is returned.

#include <conio.h>
int main( void )
    char *password;
    password = getpass("type in your password: ");
    cprintf("Password: %s\n", password);
    return 0;

output of getpass c example

  type in your password: superpass
  Password: superpass

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c/conio.h/getpass.txt · Last modified: 2024/02/16 01:05 (external edit)

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