Bug #73116 mysql_install_db should parse but ignore --random-passwords
Submitted: 25 Jun 2014 17:01 Modified: 26 Jun 2014 4:17
Reporter: Morgan Tocker Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Command-line Clients Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:5.7 OS:Any
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[25 Jun 2014 17:01] Morgan Tocker
Reported by: http://datacharmer.blogspot.ca/2014/05/mysql-defaults-evolution.html

Since --random-passwords is now enabled by default in 5.7, the option becomes redundant and has been removed.

Removal makes it more difficult for programs to work with many versions of the server in an automated way.

How to repeat:

Suggested fix:
It would be more convenient if --random-passwords was accepted as an option, but a warning emitted saying that this option is now always on.