[Python-Dev] Checkin problems (slightly off-topic)

Thomas Wouters thomas@xs4all.net
Wed, 4 Jul 2001 22:46:50 +0200

On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 06:28:49PM +0200, Thomas Heller wrote:

> Generating notification message... done.
> 2001-07-04 09:52:14 Failed to get user name for uid 34174

> The checkin succeeded, but no mail is sent :-(
> I have no clue what uid 34174 is, surely not
> my SF user id (which is 11105).

Actually, it *is* your SF userid ;)

twouters@usw-pr-shell2:~$ python
Python 1.5.2 (#0, Dec 27 2000, 13:59:38)  [GCC 2.95.2 20000220 (Debian
GNU/Linux)] on linux2
Copyright 1991-1995 Stichting Mathematisch Centrum, Amsterdam
>>> import pwd
>>> pwd.getpwuid(34174)
('theller', 'x', 34174, 100, 'Thomas Heller', '/home/users/t/th/theller',

It's your unix user-id, not the SF websystem one. Probably the cvs machine's
PAM setup is broken in some way... From a quick look on the shell machine it
seems they don't quite run the typical setup ;-)

Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net>

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