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task #9320: Pass Password to Weechat-curses on command-line

Submitted by:  ootput <ootput>
Submitted on:  Wed 15 Apr 2009 09:43:38 AM UTC  
Category:  commands Should Start On:  Wed 15 Apr 2009 12:00:00 AM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Wed 15 Apr 2009 12:00:00 AM UTC Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  0% Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Planned Release:  None IRC nick:  ootput

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Wed 15 Apr 2009 09:43:38 AM UTC, original submission:


As I'm in the processing of sharing my user's dotfiles, I'd like to cleanse my confs of any sensitive info, ex: irc server passwords by keeping them in different locations. As weechat does not parse .netrc for irc servers, is it possible to add a feature that would allow one to send the password to weechat via command line flags during init?

If security is an issue (records left in .bash_history, for instance) the password file can be hashed and whose location is then fed to weechat-curses.


ootput <ootput>


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