Python tracker manual password reset

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Sat Jan 31 01:01:57 CET 2015

Ian Kelly wrote:

> I just tried to use the password recovery tool for the Python tracker.
> I entered my personal email. It sent me the confirmation email with
> the password reset link, which I followed. It then reset my password
> and sent an email to a different address, an old work address that I
> no longer have, so I have no idea what the new password is.


If you are right in your diagnosis, that's an impressive bug. Why does the
bug tracker even remember old email addresses?

> Is there someone I can contact to have my password manually reset?

Have you reported this on the tracker meta tracker?

If you are subscribed to python-dev, you could ask for help there (with an
appropriate apology-in-advance if its the wrong place). If you're not
subscribed, let me know and I can do so for you.


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