[RCD] mysql users case

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Oct 3 19:29:44 CEST 2012



Am 03.10.2012 18:49, schrieb Mirko Buffoni:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a question about users: I noticed I have different users filed under `users` mysql table.
> This happens because of this options in configuration:
> 
> // automatically create a new Roundcube user when log-in the first time.
> // a new user will be created once the IMAP login succeeds.
> // set to false if only registered users can use this service
> $rcmail_config['auto_create_user'] = true;
> 
> which created different user entries when I have caps lock turned on or accidentally hit Shift key during typing.
> 
> Anyway, shouldn't case of user be put to lowercase before authentication and all subsequent operations?
> is there any reason to have different user_id which lead to different entries in contacts/contacts_groups/cache etc?

there are systems with case-sensitive usernames and short ago
there was even a strange guy explaining that e-mail addresses
are case-sensitive for him and me at mydomain.tld is another
person than ME at myadomain.tld

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