Root password restrictions

Simon corecode Schubert corecode at
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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