Bug 8700 - 'root password is too short' when NO password?
'root password is too short' when NO password?
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 2000-01-21 06:41 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-04 10:51:07 EST
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Description Tim Waugh 2000-01-21 06:41:24 EST
The interactive password length check is a nice touch, but shouldn't no password at all cause a message more like' Enter a root password'?
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-04 10:50:59 EST
The screen already says that you are to enter a root password.  Technically,
with nothing typed into the password boxes, the root password is too short,
especially considering that no password is a valid thing for user accounts.

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