[Rt-devel] hooking into user creation

Nicholas Clark nick at ccl4.org
Tue Jul 17 13:26:09 EDT 2007

On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 01:01:09PM -0400, Jesse Vincent wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2007, at 12:06 PM, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> >On new user creation, I'd like to automatically add the user to the  
> >'correct'
> >group as determined by a custom field set on the create user page.
> >
> >I can't work out where the least invasive place to hook in is.  
> >Wrapping
> >RT::Interface::Web::_ProcessObjectCustomFieldUpdates() doesn't feel  
> >that
> >clean.
> >
> Unfortunately, custom fields get set _after_ the user is created.  
> Which is going to make any solution here...unclean. I wonder if it  
> would be better to have a custom groups dropdown that you can use to  
> pick a group for the user on creation.

That's somewhat icky too, as I'm also relying on the value of the custom
field in quite a few other places to identify the company that the user
belongs to. (And get back to the group). So really both need to be set.

Nicholas Clark

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