"OAuth token generated in Launchpad" What is it about?

Asked by Dima on 2018-09-07

"A new OAuth token consumer was enabled in Launchpad.

If you did not make this change, please open a new Question on Launchpad <https://answers.launchpad.net/launchpad/+addquestion> or visit #launchpad in IRC at freenode to alert staff of the issue."

I used a some launchpad function to collect a data about this bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1785326 (2018.08.07). But I don't know anything about OAuth and I decided to make this question. The message had arrived at 2018.08.07 too. And I don't have any open OAuth tokens now, so all is fine. (Actually I don't know why I'm opening this question)

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Colin Watson (cjwatson) said : #1

Thanks for being conscientious and checking, but this is to be expected: apport-collect gets you to authorise it in Launchpad so that it can attach files to the bug on your behalf, and this is done using an OAuth token.

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