gnupg commandline // ? option to view passphrase while typing

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Jan 25 10:34:38 CET 2006

On Tue, 24 Jan 2006 15:33:03 -0500,   said:

> if not,
> can it be considered as a future feature?

I don't think that this option makes much sense. GUI frondends usually
have a way to show the typing and nidhog gave an example on how to do
this - also this will leave the passphrase in the shell's history;
using just cat instead of echo is safer.



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