On Wed, 1999-09-29 21:08:07 -0700, Paul C. Leddy wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Paul DuBois wrote:
> > 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.
> that is the problem.
> is there a way around it?
You should be able to work around the problem if you don't change
passwords from the command line using 'mysqladmin' but do it with SQL
queries, see chapter "6.12 How to set up passwords" of the MySQL
Martin Ramsch <m.ramsch@stripped> <URL: http://home.pages.de/~ramsch/ >
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