Last modified: 2013-03-13 10:51:22 UTC
php maintenance/install.php --help
"--pass: The password for the wiki administrator. You will be
prompted for this if it isn't provided"
Expected: It asks for a password if not provided
What happens: It tries to use an empty password, then fail because it's too short.
I should fix this. Now, should it prompt or should it continue as is and not say that it will prompt.
I'd try to implement the prompt, as it's a nice idea, but if it turns out to be too much work, just make the parameter required and change the description.
It fails now, but the message is unhelpful: Internal error when setting a password for the admin "none": Passwords must be at least 1 character.
Change Ibea29858 should fix this.
Bug 36069 is related to this issue.
If I'm not mistaken, this is now fixed with: "Param pass required!" Please re-open otherwise.