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Re: Can't log in to the Wiki

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Dobes Vandermeer <dobesv(at)gmail(dot)com>, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can't log in to the Wiki
Date: 2012-03-30 11:41:58
Message-ID: CABUevEx6FVJ9WjaiJzb_TZUstxDf5=psc5MJFjk5xw0RRL5dHw@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mar 30, 2012 4:23 AM, "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>
> 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.

If you refer to the rewrite from a month or two ago I never actually
finished that one yet :O so i believe it's still running your code :)

/Magnus

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