F15 LiveCD Install Inconsistency?

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue May 17 18:03:07 UTC 2011


On Tue, 2011-05-17 at 08:25 -0400, James Laska wrote:
> 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
> different.

You can verify this by entering a very weak root password; it'll refuse
it, or warn you. (Try 'root').
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