How can I set a password from STDIN?

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Thu Nov 20 21:27:01 PST 2003

On Fri, Nov 21, 2003, Lefteris Tsintjelis wrote:
>Would anyone know how can I set or change a password from STDIN? Neither
>passwd or pw seem to accept STDIN.

The ``expect'' program is designed to handle this problem.

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