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CONFIG_SHELL_START_OBSCURED

Display asterisk when echoing

Type: bool

Help

If enabled, don't echo actual character, but echo * instead.
This is used for login prompts.

Direct dependencies

SHELL

(Includes any dependencies from ifs and menus.)

Default

  • n

Kconfig definition

At subsys/shell/Kconfig:120

Included via Kconfig:8Kconfig.zephyr:42subsys/Kconfig:45

Menu path: (Top) → Sub Systems and OS Services → Shell

config SHELL_START_OBSCURED
    bool "Display asterisk when echoing"
    default n
    depends on SHELL
    help
      If enabled, don't echo actual character, but echo * instead.
      This is used for login prompts.

(The ‘depends on’ condition includes propagated dependencies from ifs and menus.)