Bug 30832

Summary: TUI error - over-long UID entry allowed
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: R P Herrold <herrold>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Brent Fox <bfox>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Description R P Herrold 2001-03-06 18:20:34 UTC
The graphical install wouldn't let me use a login name over 8
characters, rejecting it interactively.  The text install let me enter
it, then rejected it. 


Not a show stopper, but the TUI needs to enforce this in max field width,
or pop an error at the time of the error.

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-03-06 21:07:33 UTC
Fixed in cvs.  Thanks for your report.  Text mode install now no longer allows
you to enter usernames longer than 8 chars.  On the other hand, it will still
allow you to enter bogus chars such as '*'.  In this case, the dialog message
pops up telling you that the username is invalid.