[aur-general] Not able to register with the AUR site

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Tue Jul 29 14:32:51 EDT 2014

On Tue, 29 Jul 2014 at 18:33:48, Karthik K wrote:
> Able to register now. This is the message, I get after the register page
> The account, *<username>*, has been successfully created.
> A password reset key has been sent to your e-mail address.
> Following the link in the mail takes me to a password reset page, where I
> can set a new password and am able to login with these credentials now.
> This whole workflow seems wrong. Why should a person be directed to a
> password reset page when he is registering a new account? I already have an
> account at Arch Wiki with the same credentials. Do both AUR and the wiki
> use the same accounts? Is this why my new account registration request at
> AUR was actually considered as a password change request?

No, the wiki and the AUR use different accounts. The password reset form
is used to set an initial password for your AUR account. Maybe we should
use a different title when that page is accessed via the link in the
welcome email...

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