Read a string without echo, in password-like style

Author: Riccardo Bernardini
Maintainer: Riccardo Bernardini <>
License: MIT
Version: 1.0.0-rc
Dependencies: No dependency.
Tags: password echo textio

This is a small Ada library that provides a procedure Get_Password that reads a string from the terminal replacing each character with a *. The input can be terminated both by the user pressing end-of-line or when the buffer is filled. Currently it works only on POSIX-based system. This version was checked with Spark