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Update -U documentation

Highlight that user name and password masking will be attempted when using -U
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ericcurtin committed Mar 14, 2019
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@@ -10,3 +10,7 @@ authentication then you can tell curl to select the user name and password
from your environment by specifying a single colon with this option: "-U :".

If this option is used several times, the last one will be used.

This is the most secure way of passing user name and password as an argument,
curl will attempt to mask this argument as soon as it has been processed so it
is not visible in the process table.

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