[arch-general] Forum and wiki registration bug

Karol Blazewicz karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 08:28:14 EST 2012

The current registration question for the forums is
What is the output of "date -u +%W$(uname)|sha256sum|sed 's/\W//g'"?
and for the wiki
What is the output of "date -u +%W`uname`|sha256sum|sed 's/\W//g'"?
so I guess the wiki is csh-friendly.

The code breaks in the first week of the year.
Old forum thread: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=132824
New forum thread: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=152460

Allan suggested a fix, but it hasn't been implemented:

I can open a bug report for this, but there are also ideas how to make
it easier for people using other shells or non-Linux systems, e.g.,:
There already is https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/32066 open.

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