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  • Committer: Teddy Hogeborn
  • Date: 2019-07-18 00:02:43 UTC
  • mto: This revision was merged to the branch mainline in revision 384.
  • Revision ID: teddy@recompile.se-20190718000243-okz4s9xao1r1tfnx
Document bug in mandos-keygen which strips white space from passwords

Passwords, as read by mandos-keygen when given the --password or -p
options, are stripped of white space from the start and from the end
of the password.  This is because mandos-keygen is a shell script, and
the Bourne Shell "read" builtin does not seem to have a way to avoid
this.  Document this bug.

* manods-keygen.xml (OPTIONS): Document the white space-stripping
                               nature of the --password/-p option, and
                               also note in the description of
                               --passfile and -F that they avoid this
  (BUGS): Again mention the problem with the --password and -p
          options, and suggest --passfile as a possible workaround.

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