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JDK-4236007 : No character based terminal I/O (like DOS getch()/kbhit() functions)

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
1999-05-06
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
1999-10-28
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
1999-10-28
Component:
core-libs
OS:
generic
Sub-Component:
java.io
CPU:
generic
Priority:
P4
Resolution:
Duplicate
Affected Versions:
1.1.6,1.1.7
Fixed Versions:

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Description

Name: krT82822			Date: 05/06/99


There is no way to access keyboard input without the user typing ENTER or RETURN; and no way to have non-echoed keyboard input.  This is a problem for command line password input (e.g. for server code).
(Review ID: 57901) 
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Comments
WORK AROUND



Name: krT82822			Date: 05/06/99


As ever, JNI to the rescue.
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2004-06-11



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