[Catalog-sig] [lfini@arcetri.astro.it: cannot submit a package]

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Fri Nov 4 00:18:17 CET 2005

On Fri, 4 Nov 2005 09:19:55 +1100, Richard Jones <richardjones at optushome.com.au> wrote:
>On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 08:30 am, Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
>> I've had the described problem when trying to update a project and not
>> having sufficient permissions to do so.  The interface gives no indication
>> that this is the case, since it is just a standard HTTP auth dialog.
>There should be an explanation when the auth fails (unless you're using
>Safari, which doesn't display the content of auth failure pages).

I'm not and there isn't.

>> The
>> issue is conflated by the fact that sometimes (all the time?), after doing
>> this, your old credentials are dropped and you have to log back in as
>> yourself.
>We're using HTTP Basic Auth. I see no reason (apart from some setting in your
>browser) why credentials would be dropped.

I haven't modified any settings in Firefox that I am aware of that relate to this.


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