Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Google deprecating OpenID 2.0
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:59:18 -0800
On 2/23/15 4:10 AM, Roland Knall wrote:
> Further looked into this issue. On the Google Page
> (https://code.google.com/p/gerrit/issues/detail?id=2715) there is a
> detailed description on how to link a new identity. I followed that to
> the letter. And still ending up creating a second account (with
> launchpad), both having the same e-mail address. As you cannot easily
> delete an user account, this is not an ideal solution. There is a script
> (although for PG) mentioned, which would be able to merge Gerrit
> accounts: https://code.google.com/p/gerrit/wiki/SqlMergeUserAccounts
> although how comfortable and more importantly secure this method seems,
> I do not know.

This was my fault. I added a custom login page to our Gerrit
installation because the default for the version we're running (2.8)
only lists Google and Yahoo!. Although it supported account creation it
didn't properly support account linking. It's been fixed.


> So, going forward, should accounts be merged manually or should I move
> to the new account?

I can merge any duplicate accounts. If you have duplicate accounts and
would like them merged, please contact me offline.


> I also had one more question in this regard: Basically all I needed was
> an active account once. As long as my old account is not deleted, I
> should be able to use the pure ssh interface to upload patches and
> comment on them (using the "ssh -p 29418 code.wireshark.org
> <http://code.wireshark.org> gerrit review" command).
> 
> So, although I would not be able to use the website anymore, the account
> is still valid.
> 
> regards,
> Roland
> 
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM, Roland Knall <[email protected]
> <mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
> 
>     Same here. I tried to link a Launchpad account to the existing one,
>     and he created a new one instead. I accept, that this might be a
>     Gerrit issue, and has nothing to do with Wireshark in general. But
>     in my local installation I fixed it via adding the identity locally
>     using the ssh gerrit interface. Have not tried that online yet, but
>     I am pretty sure, that we will lack the rights to do so.
> 
>     regards,
>     Roland
> 
>     On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Dario Lombardo
>     <[email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>>
>     wrote:
> 
>         I went to settings -> identity ->link another identity. Then I
>         logged with google+. Under My -> Changes I have lost all my
>         changes history. 
>         Replaying the procedure again back to my google account, I can
>         restore it. 
> 
>         I'd like not to loose it.
> 
>         On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 10:32 AM, Michal Labedzki
>         <[email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>>
>         wrote:
> 
>             URL from address bar... Also there is no changes from my other
>             account, so I called it "the second".
> 
>             On 23 February 2015 at 10:22, Dario Lombardo
>             <[email protected]
>             <mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
>             >
>             >
>             > On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 10:15 AM, Michal Labedzki
>             > <[email protected]
>             <mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
>             >>
>             >> Ok. I had feedback about Google+. Username is that long
>             number after
>             >> slash in URL when you are log in. Somehow it works...
>             (created the
>             >> second account... [no Core permission there...])
>             >
>             >
>             > Can you provide more details? Which URL are you talking
>             about? Once you
>             > created the second account, are you able to log in with g+
>             and see all your
>             > changes?
>             >
>             >
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