FESCo Meeting Minutes (2015-03-04)

Miloslav Trmač mitr at redhat.com
Thu Mar 5 15:50:37 UTC 2015

> Adam Jackson wrote:
> > * #1412 anaconda password change is causing consternation among the user
> >   community please review this policy decision  (ajax, 18:24:10)
> >   * AGREED: FESCo would like anaconda to turn back on the "double-done"
> >     option for Fedora 22.
> Thanks!
> >     Better solutions should be investigated for F23.  (ajax, 18:43:33)
> What better solutions? What password I pick should be none of the
> installer's business.
> If the real issue is remote logins, then we need to just disable remote
> password logins by default (i.e., allow SSH keys only by default).

That is very much an option as part of the “better solutions”.

> For local
> logins, even the empty string is a reasonable password under some setups.
(Well in that case it would be better not to prompt for the password at all, but I don’t think we are optimizing for this case that much ☺ )

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