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Id: 58303
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Dist-Zilla

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: KENTNL [...]

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Severity: Important
Broken in: 4.101582
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: Can't set "author=" in config.ini
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at present, doing author= in config.ini results in a "your config is hosed" error from As per discussion in IRC, RJBS lamented that we need a [User] or similar section in config.ini, due to config.ini not being permitted to have root values. This bug report is a reminder to that effect =).
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Note for people encountering this issue: At present, ( at least, according to rjbs ), you can stash the 'author=' inside profile.ini, that way dzil new will work.
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in next release for config.ini: [%User] name = Joe Smith email = -- rjbs

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