Bug 30832 - TUI error - over-long UID entry allowed
Summary: TUI error - over-long UID entry allowed
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 7.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-03-06 18:20 UTC by R P Herrold
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-06 20:08:43 UTC


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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. 

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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.


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