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Running winexe on the Mac
Authored by: jalex on Sep 02, '11 11:27:04AM

Be sure to be careful whenever you provide a password on the command line. If any other users are logged into the machine they can see your password in the process list. You will also likely end up with the password saved in the clear in your shell's history file. I don't know if winexe supports it, but most programs either have an option to prompt for a password when needed or to allow you to specify the name of a file where your password is stored (which you can create and delete when you're done). This is much safer than putting your password on the command line.

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