On 02/22/2010 03:10 PM, Stodge wrote:
> I'm using the remote user middleware/backend to support basic http
> authentication:
> 'django.contrib.auth.middleware.RemoteUserMiddleware',
> and it seems to work nicely with Review Board. Apache forces a user to
> login and then this middleware/backend automatically creates the user
> in Django. The user is then "interrupted" and redirected to their
> account page. Normally (as you know) the user is forced to enter their
> first/last names and their email address. However, using the remote
> middleware/backend the user is only asked to enable/disable syntax
> highlighting. They're not forced to enter their names and email
> address. Any ideas why this might be? Thanks
Data received from the custom auth backend is authoritative. Anything
you would enter as a first/last name or email would be overwritten by
whatever the backend decided it should be.

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