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Re: SSL Key password from environment variable and not from the command line

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 19:07:06 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Rich Gray wrote:

> Why not have a command line option that inserts a specified environment
> variable at that point in the command line, much as -K includes a specified
> file? Either modify -K to have a special syntax for using an environment
> variable rather than file or add something like --config-env <env var name>
> which works like -K.

Yes, that's a very neat approach. And then we can have the restriction of a
single command line option in the given environment variable.

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