Bug#720339: debian-installer: Be sure of the keyboard binds before entering the passwords
That's cool ! Thanks.
Le mercredi 21 août 2013 à 21:56 +0200, Regis Boudin a écrit :
> On 21/08/13 11:58, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > reassign 720339 cdebconf retitle 720339 Please add an option to
> > make entered password visible when prompted thanks
> > Quoting Cyril Brulebois (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> >> I think that's just a matter of implementing a checkbox (or
> >> similar) in debconf frontend, so that one can unmask the password
> >> at will? At least that's what was discussed for the WEP/WPA
> >> thing.
> > Hmmm, you're right. I mistakenly understood that what was wanted is
> > a way to show the password when it is entered......for anything
> > that prompts for the password, while here what's wanted is to allow
> > making it visible when it is entered in cdebconf.
> > Reassigning to cdebconf (though the same would be needed for
> > debconf as well)
> I've been looking at it this evening, and I have a patch for cdebconf
> that seems to work for both the Newt and GTK frontends. No real idea
> how to do it (as in how to present it to the user) in text mode,
> though... A little bit more testing and I'll push that by the end of
> the week with a couple of other patches I have pending.