Help! Spurious password protection...
mark at maseurope.net
Sat Mar 8 20:03:04 EST 2008
It was my own fault - I had a custom property called 'password' (not
for locking the stack) - completely forgetting that it's a reserved
Fortunately, the stack was at an early stage, so not much lost.
5523 is still off limits for me...
On 8 Mar 2008, at 23:15, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Mark Smith wrote:
> > On 8 Mar 2008, at 19:32, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >> Does this warning about the stack being locked occur in v2.8.1
> >> only? If so, may be related to this item fixed for v2.9:
> >> <http://quality.runrev.com/qacenter/show_bug.cgi?id=5523>
> > The qa center tells me I'm not authorised to view that bug - I
> > realised there were special, classified bugs!
> Weird. When I click the link above it goes straight to my report.
> Maybe once an issue's been closed only the original reporter has
> access? I dunno, but here's the body of that report:
> Going from locked stack to unlocked in same window is weird
> When going from a password-protected stack to one that
> isn't password-protected in the same window, an error
> is generated when you attempt to edit the second
> stack's script.
> Using the attached example files, try this recipe:
> 1. Open start_here.mc
> This stack is password-protected (password: "test"),
> but don't unlock it yet.
> 2. Click the button in that stack.
> That will cause the second stack to be opened in the same
> 3. Try to edit the script of the second stack
> Result: you will get an error that the stack is
> password-protected, but you won't be able to edit it
> because the editor's check for passwords (password
> is not empty AND password <> passKey) passes, yet the
> stack is flagged by the engine as locked.
> It would appear as though the password protection is
> mistakenly bound to the window, rather than the stack
> --- Comment #4 From Mark Waddingham 2007-11-20 01:13:38 ----
> Fixed in 2.9.0-dp-2 (Beta 9).
> All this assumes, of course, that the password property of the
> stack in question is indeed empty. Have you verified that that's
> the case?
> Richard Gaskin
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