getpass(3C)getpass(3C)NAMEgetpass() - read a password
reads up to a newline or EOF from the file after prompting on the stan‐
dard error output with the null-terminated string prompt and disabling
echoing. A pointer is returned to a null-terminated string of at most
8 characters. If cannot be opened, a NULL pointer is returned. An
interrupt terminates input and sends an interrupt signal to the calling
program before returning.
The return value points to static data whose content is overwritten by
is to be obsoleted at a future date.
FILESSEE ALSOcrypt(3C), thread_safety(5).
TO BE OBSOLETED getpass(3C)