Do you think this is a security risk and if not is it a bad UI decision?
awilliam at redhat.com
Mon May 6 21:42:14 UTC 2013
On Fri, 2013-05-03 at 13:04 -0700, Dan Mashal wrote:
> In the latest Fedora 19 Beta TC2 install after I got through the
> initial steps of the install I started to setup my root password.
> To my surprise my password was shown in plain text instead of bullets.
For the record:
Author: Chris Lumens <clumens at redhat.com>
Date: Mon May 6 17:18:30 2013 -0400
Revert "Add signal handlers for controlling password entry
This reverts commit 99464761dab4e43cfbf8caa059815c6ab67c6282.
Internet, you may stand down.
I don't know if the devs plan to look at the various 'compromise'
solutions that were suggested, or if the plan is just to stick with
regular old full-on masking. But right now, the status is that we're
back to full-on masking.
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