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Fixed #5753 -- Allow createsuperuser to work in situations where there

might be a valid password database entry for the current user id.

git-svn-id: bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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  1. +5 −3 django/contrib/auth/management/commands/
8 django/contrib/auth/management/commands/
@@ -57,10 +57,12 @@ def handle(self, *args, **options):
# Try to determine the current system user's username to use as a default.
import pwd
- except ImportError:
- default_username = ''
- else:
default_username = pwd.getpwuid(os.getuid())[0].replace(' ', '').lower()
+ except (ImportError, KeyError):
+ # KeyError will be raised by getpwuid() if there is no
+ # corresponding entry in the /etc/passwd file (a very restricted
+ # chroot environment, for example).
+ default_username = ''
# Determine whether the default username is taken, so we don't display
# it as an option.

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