Bug 5871 - The installer doesn't accept passwords with spaces
The installer doesn't accept passwords with spaces
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-10-12 03:57 EDT by Matthias Urlichs
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-11 15:45:49 EST
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Description Matthias Urlichs 1999-10-12 03:57:16 EDT
If I create a user with a password that contains spaces, the
installer will crash with a Python error message when it
creates the actual /etc/passwd file.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-10-21 13:31:59 EDT
This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-11 15:45:59 EST
This issue is resolved in the latest installer available in beta.

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