A perl6 binding of readsecret ( https://github.com/dmeranda/readsecret ) for reading secrets or passwords from a command line secretly (not being displayed)
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NAME

Terminal::Readsecret - A perl6 binding of readsecret ( https://github.com/dmeranda/readsecret ) for reading secrets or passwords from a command line secretly (not being displayed)

SYNOPSIS

EXAMPLE1

use Terminal::Readsecret;
my $password = getsecret("password:" );
say "your password is: " ~ $password;

EXAMPLE2

use Terminal::Readsecret;
my Timespec $timeout .= new(tv-sec => 5, tv-nsec => 0); # set timeout to 5 sec
my $password = getsecret("password:", $timeout);
say "your password is: " ~ $password;

DESCRIPTION

Terminal::Readsecret is a perl6 binding of readsecret ( https://github.com/dmeranda/readsecret ). Readsecret is a simple self-contained C (or C++) library intended to be used on Unix and Unix-like operating systems that need to read a password or other textual secret typed in by the user while in a text-mode environment, such as from a console or shell.

METHODS

getsecret

proto getsecret(Str:D, |) returns Str
multi sub getsecret(Str:D) returns Str
multi sub getsecret(Str:D, Timespec) returns Str

Reads secrets or passwords from a command line and returns its input.

NOTE: timespec class has been removed since version 0.0.2. Use Timespec class instead of timespec class.

AUTHOR

titsuki titsuki@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright 2016 titsuki

Readsecret by Deron Meranda is licensed under Public Domain ( http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ ).

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the Artistic License 2.0.

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