Bug 89588 - accountsservice: Add SetPasswordHint function
Summary: accountsservice: Add SetPasswordHint function
Alias: None
Product: accountsservice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact:
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-03-16 09:16 UTC by Juan A. Suarez
Modified: 2015-03-16 11:24 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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accountsservice: Add SetPasswordHint function (8.36 KB, patch)
2015-03-16 09:18 UTC, Juan A. Suarez
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Description Juan A. Suarez 2015-03-16 09:16:23 UTC
So far the only way of setting the password hint is by setting also the
But there are several cases where setting the password isn't done through
AccountsService, but still we want to set the password hint. For instance GDM
setups the pasword for new used directly from PAM.
This commit add a new function that allows to set the hint without changing the password.
Comment 1 Juan A. Suarez 2015-03-16 09:18:46 UTC
Created attachment 114344 [details] [review]
accountsservice: Add SetPasswordHint function

The patch that adds this functionality
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2015-03-16 11:24:39 UTC
thanks, pushed.

Attachment 114344 [details] pushed as 36b424b - accountsservice: Add SetPasswordHint function

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