Pierangelo Masarati <ando(a)sys-net.it> writes:
> A Debian user was confused by the -y option and its inclusion of
> whitespace in the password. The current man page text does explain
> this, but it doesn't make a point of it, and I think a bit more
> explanation would be useful. Here's a patch for the ldapcompare.1 man
> page; if you think this is a good idea, similar changes could be made
> to all the other command-line utilities that take the -y option.
I have committed a different clarification that provides a hint to a
portable manner to generate appropriate password files. Please check
and improve; afterwards I'll apply it to other command line tools man
Perfect, and a substantial improvement over my patch. Thank you!
Russ Allbery (rra(a)stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>