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Import user accounts from Hackage 1 #1030

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igfoo opened this Issue · 8 comments

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@igfoo
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We should import the user accounts from Hackage 1.

We won't be able to import the passwords, but people can use the regular password-reset feature.

@igfoo
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Addresses for the old server are in /srv/www/hackage.haskell.org/passwd/hackage.addresses

@igfoo
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Note that we also need to import the who-uploaded-what data, and to set the maintainer data based on it.

@dcoutts
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This should all work if we use the "bulk import" feature. I'll test it.

The email addresses bit will need to be added to the bulk import code.

@dcoutts
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The hackage-import client can now import the user accounts, and the htpasswd format passwords. We don't yet store email addresses.

@gregorycollins

@dcoutts is this fixed now?

@dcoutts
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I'm working on importing the email addresses and real names (nearly done). I'm also currently pondering a password reset feature. And I'm not particularly satisfied with the way we handle the old htpasswd-style passwords and do the upgrade to digest auth (from the old basic auth).

@dcoutts
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Ok, this is nearly all done now, just finishing up the password reset.

The handling of old htpasswd style passwords, and the basic->digest upgrade is now reasonable.

@ttuegel
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This is not a Cabal issue.

@ttuegel ttuegel closed this
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