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Old 09-13-2011, 10:27 PM
John Beranek
 
Default No MySQL password in ps aux!

On 12/09/2011 03:37, Devin Reade wrote:
> Getting back to the original question, it is a feature of mysql (not
> of CentOS per se), but there's nothing that stops other (C) programs
> from doing something similar. Shortly after startup, a programmer can
> set things up so that command line arguments (or in this case one of
> them) is hidden from anyone from viewing the process table.

You can even do this in something like Perl, here you just modify '$0'.

John.

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Old 09-14-2011, 08:05 AM
Dotan Cohen
 
Default No MySQL password in ps aux!

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 01:27, John Beranek <john@redux.org.uk> wrote:
> You can even do this in something like Perl, here you just modify '$0'.
>

I did not realize that the cli arguments are mutable.

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