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Re: BUG #2000: psql does not prompt for password

From: "Mike Grant" <mike(dot)grant(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #2000: psql does not prompt for password
Date: 2005-10-27 20:45:05
Message-ID: 1130445905.627616.239490@g14g2000cwa.googlegroups.com (view raw or flat)
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I get the same thing with 8.0.4, on Windows XP Professional.

~Mike

Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Todd wrote:
> >
> > The following bug has been logged online:
> >
> > Bug reference:      2000
> > Logged by:          Todd
> > Email address:      tdoolitt(at)comcast(dot)net
> > PostgreSQL version: 8.1 Beta 4
> > Operating system:   Windows Xp home
> > Description:        psql does not prompt for password
> > Details:
> >
> > psql -U postgres does not prompt for password and responds with...
> >
> > psql: FATAL: password authentication failed for user "postgres".
> >
> > even when I pass the -W option it doesn't prompt for password and gives me
> > the error above.  I deleted and recreated my cluster and get the same
> > result.  I can connect to the database using PgAdmin as user postgres.
>
> I have no idea what is causing this, but I have never heard of this
> problem before.
>
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