F15 LiveCD Install Inconsistency?

James Laska jlaska at redhat.com
Tue May 17 12:25:27 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-05-17 at 12:19 +0100, Frank Murphy wrote:
> No trouble,
> but an something inconsistent?
> during liveCD install to hd.
> Enter root/admin password (pretend there is a gui here)
> repeat password.
> reboot to hd
> firstboot
> add user
> password -:- weak, stong, very stong
> repeat ..
> Why no weakness test for admin password?

The test is there ... but the method of delivering feedback is different
in the installer vs firstboot.  In the installer, you don't get weak
password notification until you select 'Next' (see screenshot [1]).
While in firstboot, you get immediate visual feedback on the strength of
the password.  Mgracik (firstboot maintainer and installer developer)
has talked about unifying those interfaces, but for now they are


[1] http://jlaska.fedorapeople.org/screenshots/Screenshot.png
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