Last modified: 2007-10-02 09:21:51 UTC

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Bug 4969 - Renameuser fails silently and transiently
Renameuser fails silently and transiently
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Renameuser (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-02-12 02:46 UTC by SJ
Modified: 2007-10-02 09:21 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description SJ 2006-02-12 02:46:25 UTC
When renaming an existing user to a good, free target username, I will sometimes get neither error nor success message (and returned to a now-blanked form on the Special:Renameuser page, as expected).  This inevitably means the process has failed, and should be tried again.  I have not figured out what circumstances make this happen; just tried it 10 minutes ago for two different users and was successful twice out of 8 attempts.
Comment 1 SJ 2006-02-12 02:50:05 UTC
This may just be general db unhappiness at the moment; I'm also having trouble getting edits to save.  But an extra catch that returns an error unless there is a success message would be useful.
Comment 2 Raimond Spekking 2007-10-02 09:21:51 UTC
No new comments/known issues since 20 months. 

Closing this bug as WORKSFORME.

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