X2Go Bug report logs - #1229
x2go rejects usernames starting with digits, incorrectly

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: "Norman Gray" <gray@nxg.name>

Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:00:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: X2Go Release Manager X2Go Release Manager <git-admin@x2go.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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tag #1229 pending
fixed #1229


X2Go issue #1229 (src:x2goserver) reported by you has been
fixed in X2Go Git. You can see the changelog below, and you can
check the diff of the fix at:


The issue will most likely be fixed in src:x2goserver (

X2Go Git Admin (on behalf of the sender of this mail)

commit 780622ac76ed677e3c59aa65a6e487062e2ec31e
Author: Mihai Moldovan <ionic@ionic.de>
Date:   Wed Nov 1 06:47:37 2017 +0100

    x2goserver/lib/x2go{sqlitewrapper.pl,utils.pm}: allow arbitrary-length user names, user names starting with digits and drop $ as a valid user name character. Fixes: #1229.

diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 4d63a80..19045ff 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -46,6 +46,9 @@ x2goserver ( UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
     - x2goserver/{bin/x2golistshadowsessions,
       lib/x2go{dbwrapper.pm,sqlitewrapper.pl}}: backport listshadowsessions*
       DB functions and unmark them as FIXME entries.
+    - x2goserver/lib/x2go{sqlitewrapper.pl,utils.pm}: allow arbitrary-length
+      user names, user names starting with digits and drop $ as a valid user
+      name character. Fixes: #1229.
   * x2goserver.spec:
     - Add mandatory perl-generators Build-Requires as per

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