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Item3834: USERINFO{format="$groups"} always returns webDotWikiName identifiers

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Engine   Normal Closed   minor 4.2.0

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This is another artefact of TWiki thinking it uses the default TWikiUserMapping. There's no reason to prepend Main to TWikiGroups coming from LDAP.

So given you are member of some LDAP group called company_security_team then

will return
... which it shouldn't. It should just return
and no more.

The error is in the TWiki::_USERINFO() function which hard-codes the call to TWiki::User::webDotWikiName().

Here's the patch:

         $info =~ s/\$emails/$emails/g;
     if ($info =~ /\$groups/) {
-        my @groupNames = map {$_->webDotWikiName();} $user->getGroups();
+        my @groupNames = map {$_->wikiName();} $user->getGroups();
         my $groups = join(', ', @groupNames);
         $groups .= ' isAdmin()' if $user->isAdmin();
         $info =~ s/\$groups/$groups/g;

Probably needs some testcase adjustments.

-- TWiki:Main/MichaelDaum - 02 Apr 2007

%GROUPS was also prepending the web name, so needed a similar fix.


Summary USERINFO{format="$groups"} always returns webDotWikiName identifiers
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.MichaelDaum

SVN Range TWiki-4.1.2, Mon, 26 Mar 2007, build 13227
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:13285
TargetRelease minor
ReleasedIn 4.2.0
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Topic revision: r5 - 2008-01-22 - KennethLavrsen
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