>>>>> "David" == David MAURER <david.maurer@stripped> writes:
David> Is it possible to add an option (not to amend an option, which can be a
David> source of the problem) to mysqladmin to change password as the password
David> option but that with this new option mysqladmin displays a prompt to
David> enter the new password without it appears ? I do not want that
David> mysqladmin displays ****** but simply nothing for the password.
mysqladmin --password status
At least on Linux, nothing appears while you are entering the
I checked the code and on windows mysqladmin do write '*' for the
A small trick you can use on windows to fool anyone that is looking at
you while you are writing is ending the password entry with extra
end-space characters. The end space are automaticly removed from the
password but they still get the '*' to be printed.