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In ActionTrackerPlugin the actionnotify script cannot find people unless $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 0.

I was testing the actionnotify script on a TWiki with standard plain .htpasswd authentication and no usernames different from WikiNames.

And then the $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 0 dependency shows up again. The actionnotify cannot find the email address in the .htpasswd file when $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 0 but it can when I set $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 1 which I am not supposed to do when I run with .htpasswd authentication.

I am sure this is a TWikiUserMapping bug and not the ActionTrackerPlugin that has the problem and I am sure that it is related to the Item2631 (reset password) bug. And I am sure this is not the last bug I find related to this.

-- KJL

No, it's an action tracker "bug". Actually, it's because I coded support for user email support into the plugin many years before the core had that support. It needs to be recoded to use the core APIs.

CC

I think you are wrong Crawford.

I have confirmed that the $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 0 is the issue. Remember that you helped me fix this code recently. It is only a few weeks ago I uploaded a new version of ActionTrackerPlugin that used the API to find users. The actionnotify works fine with $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 1. And it used the API to find the users email address now.

I am 99% sure this is the same bug that prevents the users from resetting their password. With $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 0 the core fails to find the user somewhere in the TWikiUserMapping.

I am setting this back to core. Until someone proofs that I am wrong.

KJL

Just to help the memory. It was in SVN 10883 that the Actionnotify.pm was changed to use the API.

-                # parse Email: format lines from personal topic
-                my @people;
-                while ( $text =~ s/^\s+\*\s*E-?mail:\s*([^\s\r\n]+)//imo ) {
-                    push( @people, $1 );
-                }
-                $addresses = join( ',', @people );
+                # Email address will be picked from provided by
+                # $TWiki::cfg{PasswordManager} if possible
+                # Otherwise email address is picked from users topic
+                $addresses = TWiki::Func::wikiToEmail($intopic);

In lib/TWiki/Func.pm we have wikiToEmail() that calls

my $user = $TWiki::Plugins::SESSION->{users}->findUser( $wiki, undef, 1 );

So this is why I am sure it is a core error.

KJL

I have done a trace of the code by adding lots of print STDERR in the code and I have confirmed that it is the same bug as Item2631. If you go there you can see the step by step through the code I have made and I am down to a specific place in TWikiUserMapping.pm where the code fails. But it is also a complex code place where I get lost. I simply do not understand what happens the place the code fails. But for sure the bug is not in the Actionnotify script.

KJL

I have a fix ready that I am testing. And I was right. Item2631 and this one is the same bug.

Changing to actioning

KJL

Changing back to new in case someone closes 2631 while I am on vacation.

KJL

Duplicate of Item2631 - discarded.

CC

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Summary Actionnotify does not work when $TWiki::cfg{MapUserToWikiName} = 0
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen
Codebase 4.0.4, ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-4.1-beta1, Sun, 23 Jul 2006, build 11129
AppliesTo Engine
Component

Priority Urgent
CurrentState No Action Required
WaitingFor

Checkins 11340
TargetRelease n/a
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Topic revision: r11 - 2006-08-20 - CrawfordCurrie
 
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