[Rt-devel] minor patch to autohandler/NewUser callback

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Thu Jun 26 19:44:57 EDT 2008

Please mail it to rt-bugs at bestpractical.com. Thanks!

Sent from my phone. Please forgive my brevity.

On Jun 26, 2008, at 4:32 PM, "Olly Stephens" <Olly.Stephens at arm.com>  

> Hi,
> I'm in the early stages of an implementation of RT for our  
> organisation
> using 3.8 and have just completed the account auto-creation logic for
> our (slightly non-standard) auth environment.
> Have to say it was trivial to do.  Simple combination of  
> WebExternalAuth
> set to 1 and a custom "autohandler/NewUser" callback which populates  
> the
> fields of the newly created user from another data source.  Couldn't  
> be
> simpler.
> However, to get it to work I had to augment the NewUser callback call
> slightly.  I needed the username in order to look up the additional
> information and it wasn't being passed through.  So I added "User =>
> $user" to the list of parameters passed to the callback.
> Does anybody see any potential issues with this that would prevent its
> inclusion upstream?
> Should I be submitting the patch through RT's own bug tracker?  Or
> attaching it to a mail like this one?  I'm new to the list so I'm not
> sure what the convention is yet.
> Thanks,
> Olly
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