Root password restrictions
Simon corecode Schubert
corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Sun May 13 02:39:13 PDT 2007
+++ Matthew Dillon [12/05/07 15:20 -0700]:
> : I've noticed that the root account password (according to the
> :installer) cannot contain punctuation; why is this? A major part of creating
> :good passwords is the use of punctuation and special characters. Are there
> :plans to reverse this or was this an intentional design decision?
> I think that's a quirk of the installer. The normal passwd command
> doesn't have such restrictions.
Ah, another task: update the installer to the latest bsdinstaller version.
we're WAY behind and there are many features/fixes waiting for us. almost a
MUST for the 2.0 release.
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