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Re: Invalid password for \ and ' characters

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Andrus Moor <eetasoft(at)online(dot)ee>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Invalid password for \ and ' characters
Date: 2006-03-19 11:18:58
Message-ID: 441D3E22.4050307@pse-consulting.de (view raw or flat)
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Andrus Moor wrote:
> If password set by pgadmin contains \ or ' character, it is not possible to
> login to pgAdmin
> 
> PROBLEM WITH \ character is password
> 
> To reproduce
> 
> 1. Create new login role in pgadmin
> 2. Enter \ to password field.
> 3. Select SQL tab
> 
> Observed:
> 
> CREATE ROLE test LOGIN PASSWORD '\\'
> 
> Expected
> 
> CREATE ROLE test LOGIN PASSWORD '\'
> 
> Postres does NOT require backslashes in password strings.
> PgAdmin probably uses its qtString for password strings.

AFAIR Dave recently changed that. Please check the CHANGELOG and try a 
newer version.

Regards,
Andreas

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