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Re: ps(1) exposes enviroment



On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 09:39:30AM +0200, Sebastian Stark wrote:

> > enviroment is often used by
> > applications to hold passwords or other sensitive data, and so it
> Hu!? What applications? I believe this is really bad.
Postgresql, for example, allows user to put his password into
PGPASSWORD variable, so it doesn't need to be typed each time users
runs psql.

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