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Re: Can't log in to the Wiki

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
Cc: Dobes Vandermeer <dobesv(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can't log in to the Wiki
Date: 2012-03-30 08:23:27
Message-ID: CA+OCxowPT+ybvThOZVPAHbbzER6z8SsUHapeUT4syAa3-H9=fA@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:13 AM, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
> On 30 March 2012 09:06, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 2:57 AM, Dobes Vandermeer <dobesv(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>>> I cannot log into the wiki on this page:
>>>
>>> http://wiki.postgresql.org/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&returnto=Main_Page
>>>
>>> My username is dobes_vandermeer.  The error I get is:
>>>
>>> Login error
>>>
>>> There is no user by the name "dobes_vandermeer". Check your spelling.
>>>
>>>
>>> I am able to log into the community page here:
>>>
>>> https://www.postgresql.org/account/
>>
>> It looks like mediaWiki doesn't like underscores in usernames for some
>> reason. I would suggest using dots instead for now until we can figure
>> out a fix.
>
> My account on Wikipedia (i.e. mediawiki) uses an underscore, which
> automatically gets converted to a space, so either it's some plugin
> that does it, or a later version.... or hackery on their part.

It may be a bug in our auth plugin. I've opened a ticket and assigned
it to Magnus as he recently rewrote that and thus knows it best, but
feel free to take a look if you have time. Ping me if you need access
to anything.


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