rfc: auto_user_id implicit bug
John Arbash Meinel
john at arbash-meinel.com
Tue Jan 30 15:50:49 GMT 2007
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Robert Collins wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 09:21 -0600, John Arbash Meinel wrote:
>> And I'm guessing win98 may not have any concept of a username (since
>> IIRC you don't ever have to "login" to a win98 machine).
>> My feeling is that if everything fails we just error out with:
>> bzr could not determine a valid user name for you. Please set one with
>> "bzr whoami".
>> That message isn't quite right, but it would be close.
> I agree. FWIW even win98 has the concept of user names - you can indeed
> login into a win98 machine (in fact, windows has been fairly solidly
> multi-user aware since 3.11).
I believe you are able to, but it doesn't default to requiring it.
Either way, though. Obviously the builtin tools are failing us, so we
need to complain to the user. Unless we have another way to detect a
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