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Bug 5871 - The installer doesn't accept passwords with spaces
Summary: The installer doesn't accept passwords with spaces
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matt Wilson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-10-12 07:57 UTC by Matthias Urlichs
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-11 20:45:49 UTC

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Description Matthias Urlichs 1999-10-12 07:57:16 UTC
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 17:31:59 UTC
This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.

Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-11 20:45:59 UTC
This issue is resolved in the latest installer available in beta.

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