On 28-01-2012 18:55, Andy Grimm wrote:
> It's not uniform between the client and the server, though.
The server doesn't impose a hard limit for password length and AFAICS it
should not because we aim for backward compatibility.
> It sounds like you are suggesting
> that rather than increase the limit in the simple_prompt calls, you'd
> prefer to decrease the limit read from pwfile? That doesn't
> particularly help me.
No, I am not. So there are three concerns here: (i) increase the limit for
simple_prompt() and (ii) raise an error when we reach that limit and (iii) fix
the PasswordFromFile(). Looking at your patch, it seems to fix only (i).
> require understanding of what the real password length limit in a
> database is.
There is no such limit; it is stored in a text datatype.
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