Bug 5510 - ftp install fails if '@' in password
ftp install fails if '@' in password
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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: 2458 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 1999-10-04 16:20 EDT by khilman
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:38 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-08 10:39:45 EST
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Description khilman 1999-10-04 16:20:00 EDT
Due to the use of the '@' in the FTP URL to
separate the user from the host name.  If the
users password has an '@' sign, the URL
has 2 '@' characters and therefore causes problems.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-08 10:39:59 EST
Non-anonymous FTP has been removed from the installer starting with release 6.1,
so this is no longer a problem.  I am putting the report on a list of things to
consider when and if we reimplement non-anonymous FTP installations.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-10 14:18:59 EST
*** Bug 2458 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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