Subject: Re: permissions & rc.conf
To: matthew sporleder <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/26/2005 11:23:32
On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 09:53:12AM -0400, matthew sporleder wrote:
> Using a password as a command-line option will expose that password
> unless you further secure 'ps(1)', 'top(1)', probably parts of swap, and
> other commands that can view the process tree.  (there are some threads
> about doing this, but I'm not sure what ever happened with them.)

This is one of them:

I don't think it ever got committed though, which is a pity.  I'll
re-request it on tech-kern@.