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Item7288: Wikify login name if no user mapper available

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Extension TWikiUserMappingContrib Enhancement Closed   major 6.0.0

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Proposed change by TWiki:Main.MichaelBerger2012 in TWiki:Support.LdapAuthenticationHowTo:
The problem in TWiki 5.1.4 is:

  • Login name is "user.name" and TWiki says: username, not UserName.

The fix for this is:

/path/to/your/twiki/lib/Twiki/Users /

diff -uNr a/TWikiUserMapping.pm b/TWikiUserMapping.pm
--- a/TWikiUserMapping.pm       2013-02-17 00:10:50.000000000 +0100
+++ b/TWikiUserMapping.pm       2013-06-27 14:00:18.000000000 +0200
@@ -453,7 +453,9 @@
         if ($wikiname) {
             # sanitise the generated WikiName
             $wikiname =~ s/$TWiki::cfg{NameFilter}//go;
-            $wikiname =~ s/\.//go;
+           $wikiname =~ s/((^\w)|(\.\w))/\U$1/xg;//go;
+           $wikiname =~ s/\.//go;

after this patch, the Username login with user.name is: UserName smile

-- Michael Berger - 2013-07-04

This makes sense. Specifically, if no user mapping manager is available, the login name is now wikified provided it has a first.last pattern.

-- TWiki:Main/PeterThoeny - 2013-07-04

I had to change the patch because it rendered this Bugs web inoperable with error:

Use of uninitialized value in pattern match (m//) at /home/twiki4/twikisvn/core/lib/TWiki/Users/TWikiUserMapping.pm line 457.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-07-05

This is now in SVN trunk and 5.1 branch.


--- lib/TWiki/Users/TWikiUserMapping.pm   (revision 26009)
+++ lib/TWiki/Users/TWikiUserMapping.pm   (working copy)
@@ -453,10 +453,12 @@
         if ($wikiname) {
             # sanitise the generated WikiName
             $wikiname =~ s/$TWiki::cfg{NameFilter}//go;
+            # Item7288: Wikify login name if no user mapper available -- MichaelBerger2012
+            $wikiname =~ s/(^|[^\w])(\w)/$1 . uc($2)/ge;
             $wikiname =~ s/\.//go;
     return $wikiname;

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-07-05

Summary Wikify login name if no user mapper available
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
Codebase ~twiki4, 5.1.4
SVN Range TWiki-5.1.3-trunk, Thu, 27 Jun 2013, build 26021
AppliesTo Extension
Component TWikiUserMappingContrib
Priority Enhancement
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:26038 TWikirev:26039 TWikirev:26040 TWikirev:26041 TWikirev:26042 TWikirev:26043 TWikirev:26044
TargetRelease major
ReleasedIn 6.0.0
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Topic revision: r11 - 2013-10-15 - PeterThoeny
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