Bug 22958 - MySQL installation doesn't prompt to set password
MySQL installation doesn't prompt to set password
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mysql (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Patrick Macdonald
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-12-28 15:19 EST by Wade Minter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-28 15:19:52 EST
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Description Wade Minter 2000-12-28 15:19:49 EST
Installing the mysql-server package in Beta-1 does not prompt the installer
to set an administrator password for MySQL.  Instead, it installs with a
blank password for the root account.  Older versions of MySQL prompted upon
installation of the RPM to set a password, which is probably more desirable
behavior.
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-12-28 15:42:57 EST
RPM is designed as a non-interactive tool, asking for input is not acceptable
and can't be handled by many front ends using RPM.

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