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SubProcess: reimplement exec_cmd subclassing Popen and overriding some methods isn't pretty. the code we have was written for py 2.4 or so and the py 2.7 Popen looked quite different. this way with the timer should be less problematic.
author Thomas Waldmann <tw AT waldmann-edv DOT de>
date Tue, 06 Sep 2016 04:39:28 +0200
parents 6060395dcdf1
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# -*- coding: iso-8859-1 -*-
# This is some sample code you might find useful when you want to use some
# external cookie (made by some other program, not moin) with moin.
# See the +++ places for customizing it to your needs. You need to put this
# code into your or

# HINT: this code is slightly outdated, if you fix it to work with 1.7, please send us a copy.
from MoinMoin.config.multiconfig import DefaultConfig
from MoinMoin.auth import BaseAuth

class ExternalCookie(BaseAuth):
    name = 'external_cookie'

    def request(self, request, user_obj, **kw):
        """ authenticate via external cookie """
        import Cookie
        user = None
        try_next = True # if True, moin tries the next auth method
        cookiename = "whatever" # +++ external cookie name you want to use

            cookie = Cookie.SimpleCookie(request.saved_cookie)
        except Cookie.CookieError:
            # ignore invalid cookies
            cookie = None
        if cookie and cookiename in cookie:
            import urllib
            cookievalue = cookie[cookiename].value
            # +++ now we decode and parse the cookie value - edit this to fit your needs.
            # the minimum we need to get is auth_username. aliasname and email is optional.
            cookievalue = urllib.unquote(cookievalue) # cookie value is urlencoded, decode it
            cookievalue = cookievalue.decode('iso-8859-1') # decode cookie charset to unicode
            cookievalue = cookievalue.split('#') # cookie has format loginname#firstname#lastname#email

            auth_username = cookievalue[0] # having this cookie means user auth has already been done!
            aliasname = email = ''
                aliasname = "%s %s" % (cookievalue[1], cookievalue[2]) # aliasname is for cosmetical stuff only
                email = cookievalue[3]
            except IndexError: # +++ this is for debugging it, in case it does not work
                if 0:
                    f = open("cookie.log", "w")

            from MoinMoin.user import User
            # giving auth_username to User constructor means that authentication has already been done.
            user = User(request, name=auth_username, auth_username=auth_username,

            changed = False
            if aliasname != user.aliasname: # was the aliasname externally updated?
                user.aliasname = aliasname
                changed = True # yes -> update user profile
            if email != # was the email addr externally updated?
       = email
                changed = True # yes -> update user profile

            if user:
            if user and user.valid: # did we succeed making up a valid user?
                try_next = False # stop processing auth method list
        return user, try_next

class FarmConfig(DefaultConfig):
    from MoinMoin.auth import MoinAuth
    # use ExternalCookie, also allow the usual moin login
    auth = [ExternalCookie(), MoinAuth()]

    # ... (rest of your config follows here) ...