Show better error to users

Bug #616101 reported by Natalia Bidart on 2010-08-10
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu Single Sign On Client
Natalia Bidart
ubuntu-sso-client (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu One Client Engineering team

Bug Description

Right now when the server answers with an error, we show a generic "something went wrong" to the user.

We need to use the error messages sent by the server to be more specific.

Related branches

Changed in ubuntu-sso-client:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in ubuntu-sso-client:
assignee: nobody → Naty Bidart (nataliabidart)
tags: added: u1-maverick ubuntu-10.10
Changed in ubuntu-sso-client (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu One Desktop+ team (ubuntuone-desktop+)
Changed in ubuntu-sso-client (Ubuntu):
milestone: none → ubuntu-9.04
milestone: ubuntu-9.04 → ubuntu-10.10
tags: added: desktop+
removed: ubuntu-10.10
Changed in ubuntu-sso-client:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
dobey (dobey) on 2010-08-26
Changed in ubuntu-sso-client:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-sso-client - 0.99.4-0ubuntu1

ubuntu-sso-client (0.99.4-0ubuntu1) maverick; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:

  [ <email address hidden> ]
    * Validate form data for verify token page, request password token and set
    new password (LP: #625361).
    * Validate password strength on reset password page (LP: #616528).
    * Labels are not as wide as the parent windowm but a little bit less wide
    (LP: #625009).

  [ Alejandro J. Cura <email address hidden> ]
    * Store the credentials after the email validation step (LP: #625003)

  [ <email address hidden>
    * Every form can be submitted by activating the buttons and/or the entries
    (LP: #616421).

  [ David Planella <email address hidden> ]
    * Make actually use python-distutils-extra, which will allow the
    .deb package to build the POT file required to import translations into
    Launchpad (LP: #624891).

  [ <email address hidden> ]
    * Errors from SSO servers are being shown now to users, matching
    error-specific to fields (LP: #616101).
    * Also, be robust when SSO server answer with a string where it's supposed
    to be a list (LP: #623447).

  [ Alejandro J. Cura <email address hidden> ]
    * Use the keyring unlocking gnomekeyring APIs (LP: #623622)
    * Search all keyrings for the credentials (LP: #624033)

  [ <email address hidden> ]
    * Customize "help_text" for the login only dialog (LP: #624097).
    * Label areas are as wide as the parent window (LP: #616551).

  [ Alejandro J. Cura <email address hidden> ]
    * The list of error strings as returned by the SSO webservice can't go thru
    DBus (LP: #624358).
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Mon, 30 Aug 2010 19:10:13 +0200

Changed in ubuntu-sso-client (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in ubuntu-sso-client:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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