[BUG?] auto-logout while actively doing something

Stephen Finucane stephen at that.guru
Mon Feb 25 21:13:39 AEDT 2019

On Fri, 2019-01-25 at 10:22 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not *completely* sure what happened, but I think I just did the
> following on patchwork.kernel.org (v2.1.0 according to the footer):
>  * view my patches - see some are missing. I use
>    https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-wireless/list/?delegate=90
>    because the TODO list is very slow (needs to go crawl all projects)
>  * go to the patch list for this project
>  * select a few patches and delegate them to myself, this appeared to
>    have worked (no error messages) but I didn't pay attention to whether
>    or not it had actually updated the list
>  * go back to view my patches (again the URL above), here I noticed
>    the checkboxes disappeared so I was no longer logged in
> Now I saw that the patches had in fact NOT been delegated to me.
> So it looks like patchwork automatically logged me out while I was in
> the middle of selecting the patches to delegate to me, and when I
> clicked submit there was no feedback or request to log in?
> johannes

Unless you've been able to reproduce this since, I would think the
issue here was due to a deployment issue, likely the server/service
being restarted. You'd probably be able to figure this out by
contacting the admins of that instance to see if they were doing any
work at that time.


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