[Calypso] Commands failing with git identity error message

Guido G√ľnther agx at sigxcpu.org
Fri Jul 28 00:21:43 PDT 2017


Hi,
On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 03:51:27PM +0100, Roger Bell_West wrote:
> Since the latest Thunderbird update in Debian, I'm seeing errors like
> this every time I try to alter anything. I've set the git config
> variables globally, and locally in the relevant calendar repo, but
> this seems to make no difference. Any suggestions?
> 
> rm 'cal-Plwsx1.ics'
> ['git', '-c', 'advice.implicitIdentity=false', 'commit', '-m', 'Remove old file\n\nUser-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Thunderbird/52.2.1 Lightning/5.4.2.1']
> 
> *** Please tell me who you are.
> 
> Run
> 
>   git config --global user.email "you at example.com"
>   git config --global user.name "Your Name"
> 
> to set your account's default identity.
> Omit --global to set the identity only in this repository.

Are you sure you set it for the right user in the repo? git would pick
it up then? Which user is this running under? What do the above
variables point at?
Cheers,
 -- Guido

> 
> fatal: empty ident name (for <infobot at dayspring.homenet.firedrake.org>) not allowed
> Failed to remove /home/infobot/.config/calypso/calendars/private/roger-private/cal-Plwsx1.ics
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/home/infobot/calypso/calypso/webdav.py", line 354, in destroy_file
>     self.git_rm(item.path, context=context)
>   File "/home/infobot/calypso/calypso/webdav.py", line 309, in git_rm
>     self.git_commit("Remove old file", context=context)
>   File "/home/infobot/calypso/calypso/webdav.py", line 299, in git_commit
>     subprocess.check_call(args, cwd=self.path, env=env)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 540, in check_call
>     raise CalledProcessError(retcode, cmd)
> CalledProcessError: Command '['git', '-c', 'advice.implicitIdentity=false', 'commit', '-m', 'Remove old file\n\nUser-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Thunderbird/52.2.1 Lightning/5.4.2.1']' returned non-zero exit status 128
> 10.0.155.246 - - [27/Jul/2017 15:47:04] "DELETE /private/roger-private/738d8552-ed2e-454d-a7f3-eb6ea2524de9.ics HTTP/1.1" 204 -
> 
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