[libvirt] [PATCH 1/4] virsh: secret: Add 'secret-passwd' command

Peter Krempa pkrempa at redhat.com
Tue Jan 21 13:37:00 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 13:34:27 +0000, Daniel Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 04:42:41PM +0100, Peter Krempa wrote:
> > Add a command which allows to read a secret value from terminal.
> > 'secret-passwd' is chosen as a name as the password has limitations as
> > passwords do have (printable, terminated by newline which is not
> > contained in the value). This makes it way more user-friendly to use the
> > secret driver with virsh when setting a value.
> In a later patch you already extend  secret-set-value to have a new
> "--filename PATH" arg. I think we should do the same for interactive
> usage, eg
>  $ virsh secret-set-value --prompt
> or --interactive / -i

Hmm, yeah. Originally I've added this one first for simplicity and then
dealt with the --filename thing, but you are right that this is the
better option.

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