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Bug 80549 - useless error message when prompting for root password under X
useless error message when prompting for root password under X
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Jay Turner
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Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2002-12-27 15:56 EST by Féliciano Matias
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-05 13:34:08 EST
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Description Féliciano Matias 2002-12-27 15:56:51 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020830

Description of problem:
When clicking "cancel" in the popup querying root password, you get the
following error message :
- "the password you typed is invalid. Please try again".

This is useless since you chose the "cancel" button.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. lauch redhat-config-service with the menu <redhat><server setting><services>
2. click "cancel" in the popup querying root password.

Actual Results:  useless error message.

Expected Results:  no error message.
Comment 1 Charles 2003-02-25 22:25:16 EST
This still exists in Phoebe 3.  Launch any redhat-config gui tool from Red Hat
Menu > System Settings or Red Hat Menu > System Tools, password dialog appears.
 Click "Cancel" and you get the invalid password error.  It should just cancel
w/o any error message.
Comment 2 Féliciano Matias 2004-03-05 13:34:08 EST
Fixe in Fedora core 1.

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