Default Passwords

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat May 22 16:13:08 PDT 2004

On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 01:30:20PM -0400, Rod Taylor wrote:
> I've been working on porting Bricolage. Normally, the Bricolage make
> process asks a large number of questions of the user. I can cut 90% of
> those out (ports tree answers most) but there are a few that I'm not
> sure what to do with.
> One of those is the issue of a default password for the "bric" user
> which connects to the database. Do I simply set the port to
> IS_INTERACTIVE and allow it to ask the above question or are there
> tricks to avoid it altogether?

Things like passwords are usually done manually as post-install
customization, e.g. editing the config files.  If your port is going
to be made into a package you have to do it this way anyway, since
packages may not be interactive.

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