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Can't create new credentials for remote repository
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Importing an external repository has a step in it that tends to be confusing. To reproduce:

  • Create a new repository (external)
  • Give it a url like
  • On the "Authentication" page there is a select to choose a password with a button "Add Credential"
  • Clicking "Add Credential" fails with an exception no matter what you put into it.

This is confusing, because it makes users think they need to click "Add Credential" to add a Passphrase, I presume this button should say "Create New Credential" and be separate from the <select>, maybe ?

Most of the time people don't need to create credentials here, and can just Continue.

phabricator 146fb646f92b12a0031105d9fc9d67df67f86dcd (Sun, Apr 10)
arcanist 737f5c0df976fe2b3178aac6ab7feb3d3621d99e (Sat, Apr 9)
phutil a46f7b7e5d8073a91e89f7facc9fea62baaca7e8 (Sun, Apr 10)

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chad renamed this task from Cant add credentials for remote repository. to Can't create new credentials for remote repository.Apr 11 2016, 2:48 AM
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I dug everything up here.

As a workaround you can create credentials in Passphrase, then select the credential and click "Continue"

Thanks for suggestion guys. Will do the workaround.

I believe D15612 introduced the bug, but unclear why newDialog isn't doing the right thing here overall. Easy to revert.