Bug 70991 - Please enter your username not cleared when asking for password
Please enter your username not cleared when asking for password
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
Mike McLean
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Blocks: 67218
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Reported: 2002-08-07 12:57 EDT by Alexandre Oliva
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-07 17:22:46 EDT
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Description Alexandre Oliva 2002-08-07 12:57:52 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020724

Description of problem:
After a failed attempt to login, the message `Please enter your username' is not
cleared when asking for the password in the second login attempt.  It is cleared
the first time, then it reappears when the username is requested again, and then
remains forever.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Enter a valid login
2.Enter the wrong password
3.Enter a valid login

Actual Results:  The system asks for a password, but the message below the
password box still says `Please enter your username.'

Expected Results:  It should be cleared, or replaced with `Please enter your

Additional info:

Restarting X11 with Ctrl-Alt-Backspace resets to the state in which the message
will be cleared when asking for the password.
Comment 1 George Lebl 2002-08-07 13:49:08 EDT
Just fixing this in CVS (that is, will commit with a bunch of other fixes in a
little bit)
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2002-08-26 13:59:12 EDT

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