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Do not set encrypted user password when it is not changed
Closed, ResolvedPublicFEATURE REQUEST


On every system boot the encrypted user password is written from the config into theoperating system. This information will leak into the generated bootchart when debugging the system startup time issue.

Only pass the encrypted string to the operating system when the password is really changed.

As the system boot timing option is for deleopers only and rather new this does not pose a security risk, to enable it read


Difficulty level
Easy (less than an hour)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Behavior change
Issue type
Improvement (missing useful functionality)

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erkin set Issue type to Improvement (missing useful functionality).Aug 30 2021, 6:05 AM
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