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Bug#536888: ITP: tlock -- Terminal locker

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Ryan Kavanagh <ryanakca@kubuntu.org>

* Package name    : tlock
  Version         : 1.4
  Upstream Author : Prasad Pandit <pj.pandit@yahoo.co.in>
* URL             : http://pjp.dgplug.org/tools/
* License         : GPLv2+
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : Terminal locker

 Simple console based application, which can be used to lock the terminal with a
 password string supplied by user from standard input, or with her login
 password as needed. By default tlock prompts the user for a password and then
 locks the terminal until the same password is supplied again. When invoked with
 -s flag, tlock locks the terminal with the user's login password.

This package will also provide the library packages librpass0 and librpass0-dev,
with long description:

 Static library installed with tlock, it provides a function readpass() that
 reads in a password string from standard input of process and returns it  back,
 AS  IS, to the calling application. While fetching password from standard
 input, readpass first turns off the echo of input characters  and the
 generation of signals through keystrokes, reads in the password, turns the
 character echo and signal generation back on, and returns to the calling
 application a character pointer pointing at the password string.

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