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From:Paul DuBois Date:September 30 1999 4:40am
Subject:Re: same bug, different user
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At 11:08 PM -0500 9/29/99, Paul C. Leddy wrote:
>that is the problem.
>
>is there a way around it?

You can try this when you configure MySQL:

CFLAGS=-UHAVE_GETPASS ./configure

That flips something to prevent the getpass() system call from being
used.

>
>On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Paul DuBois wrote:
>
>> At 7:14 PM -0500 9/29/99, Paul C. Leddy wrote:
>> >sorry solaris 2.5.1
>> >
>> >i have mysql working just fine on a mandrake linux box right here, so i
>> >know these same passwords work just fine. it is just a screwy binary on
>> >solaris 2.5.1
>> >
>> >---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> >Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 17:01:08 -0700 (PDT)
>> >From: Paul C. Leddy <paul@stripped>
>> >To: mysql@stripped
>> >Subject: same bug, different user
>> >
>> >i have a nasty bug where certain passwords on my solaris binary
>> >distribution of mysql fail to work and then cant be change via mysqladmin.
>> >
>> >mysqladmin makes them, but then they dont work!
>> >
>> >mysqladmin -u sampleGuy -p password 'this99loNGcaPs'
>> >this password will take, but then not be changable.
>> >
>> >got the binary off mysql.com version 3.22
>>
>>
>> Try this same exercise, but keep the passwords to 8 characters or
>> less.  If that works, then you're seeing the problem that occurs
>> due to using getpass() to solicit passwords from the terminal:
>> it allows only 8 significant characters.
>>
>> --
>> Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
>>


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