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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Fix instructions on 'vnc_password' to describe current behaviour



On Fri, 2011-01-07 at 14:51 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 02:38:05PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 02:17:37PM +0000, Neil Wilson wrote:
> > > This documentation change fixes the description of vnc_password in
> > > qemu.conf to fit the behaviour introduced in commit
> > > ab952024f42726a291d2c0ceda10071b88da7533 which treats a non-existent VNC
> > > password and an empty string password in the same way.
> > 
> > No this is not correct. If the password is set to "", then
> > QEMU should be denying access when the ',password' flag is
> > set on the command line.
> 
> The behaviour you're seeing is a bug recently introduced in
> the QEMU monitor password command handling by QEMU GIT repo
> changeset 52c18be9e99dabe295321153fda7fce9f76647ac.

Just checked back on RHEL5 and it works there. RHEL6 (at least my
version) and Ubuntu Maverick are affected though. 

Apologies for the noise.

Neil


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