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Re: help with -y passwdfile argument

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005, Manuel Desdin wrote:

> i already tried different content for the passwdfile, like the plaintext
> password alone with and without new line and tested the whole with
> really simple passwords. the passwdfile is readable.

Make sure there is no newline in that file; if you create it with an
editor, it will probably have one...

Use this:

echo -n secret > passwdfile

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