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Is facebook broken again?

asked 2012-01-30 07:44:38 -0600

catdrich gravatar image

updated 2012-12-23 01:29:28 -0600

Evgeny gravatar image

I have tried the Facebook login method from both your site and ours (we are using Askbot version 0.7.39). It appears to be broken again. Note that the Facebook login method worked after we first upgraded to 0.7.39.

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Works on our development branch, now testing on 0.7.39 from pypi.

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-01-30 12:29:02 -0600 )edit

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answered 2012-02-01 05:47:15 -0600

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I reset the private key again in Facebook and it works. It seems like every once in a while there is something with Facebook that changes, and the work around sometimes is to set the key. There is no way to log into our system as it is still being tested and is internal only.

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Ok, further information. It seems to be "partially" broken. If I'm already logged into Facebook (in another tab, etc.), the Facebook login works fine. If I'm NOT logged in, I get the message that the facebook login is broken. To compare, I tried some of the other login methods such as Linkedin or Google I can be logged out of the others, and when trying to login (or test) I get the opportunity to login. So, for some reason on our installation, when I try Facebook it's not giving me the opportunity to log in. Where do I look in our installation to figure out why Facebook is different?

catdrich gravatar imagecatdrich ( 2012-02-01 11:20:54 -0600 )edit

You are absolutely right, there is an error if a user is logged out of facebook, looking into this.

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-02-01 18:16:32 -0600 )edit

Is there any progress on this?

catdrich gravatar imagecatdrich ( 2012-03-22 12:12:26 -0600 )edit
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answered 2012-01-30 16:02:46 -0600

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updated 2012-12-23 01:29:02 -0600

edit: updated protocol for facebook login in the repository, works now. Will be available in version 0.7.48.

Tested on a development branch and release 0.7.39 - works for me.

If there is a way for us to log into your system - please contact us at support@askbot.com , thanks.

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I have not received any information since February on this. Is there any progress? Is this fixed in a more recent version?

catdrich gravatar imagecatdrich ( 2012-06-06 10:43:31 -0600 )edit

Will someone please answer this question? Even if it's not going to be fixed, an update would be appreciated.

catdrich gravatar imagecatdrich ( 2012-07-05 09:30:16 -0600 )edit

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