[arch-general] Forum and wiki registration bug

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 14 08:32:59 EST 2012

On 14/11/12 23:28, Karol Blazewicz wrote:
> 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:
> https://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2011-December/022296.html
> 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.,:
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1151464#p1151464
> There already is https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/32066 open.

I am 99% sure that it was decided that we do not care about people
trying to register from non-Linux systems.  But there is a bug report,
so we will see...

Filing a bug for the first week of the year issue would be useful.


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