cvs commit: src/sbin/ifconfig ifconfig.8 ifconfig.c ifconfig.h ifieee80211.c

Sam Leffler sam at
Thu Jul 14 21:41:22 GMT 2005

Robert Watson wrote:
> rwatson     2005-07-14 18:33:21 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sbin/ifconfig        ifconfig.8 ifconfig.c ifconfig.h 
>                          ifieee80211.c 
>   Log:
>   Add a new flag '-k' to ifconfig(8), indicating that it is alright to
>   print potentially sensitive keying material to stdout.  With the new
>   802.11 support, ifconfig(8) is now capable of printing 802.11 keys,
>   and did by default for the root user, which is undesirable in some
>   environments.  Now it will not print keying material unless requested
>   (and available to the user).

I thought we'd agreed NOT to do this.


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