Do you think this is a security risk and if not is it a bad UI decision?

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at
Mon May 6 14:48:43 UTC 2013

On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 6:31 AM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at> wrote:

> On 05/04/2013 12:24 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> On the other hand, if it's the right thing to do, then it needs to be
>> done for GUI password change dialogs and the passwd command should be
>> updated as well, for consistency, no?
> On a related note, Anaconda,  GNOME, KDE etc seems to be relying on
> different rules about what an acceptable password is.  We really need to
> settle on one library and provide a consistent way to tweak it.
"Everything" (certainly Anaconda and GNOME, not sure about KDE) is supposed
to use libpwquality.  Is that not so?
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