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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: bugdb user database corrupted
Date Sun, 17 Feb 2002 23:04:57 GMT
On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 04:48:39PM -0500, Joshua Slive wrote:
> Someone told Aaron to use htpasswd to add himself to the bug database
> password list on daedalus.  This was a *bad* idea, since the bug database
> password list was in DB format.

Uh oh...

> So now the bug database password list is corrupted, and nobody can login.
> I've played around with it a little, and I can't figure out how to repair
> it.  Anyone have an idea?
> 
> And should we add some basic format checking to htpasswd to prevent it
> from corrupting any old file it comes across?

Even worse, since it simply returned w/o an error I wrongly assumed
that it had succeeded.

Perhaps we can do some sanity checking on the input file in htpasswd:
If there are any non-comment lines with more than one : then we bail
out.

-aaron

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