Gah so I was futzing with the acl map on our subversion server. Organizing things into groups. I wasn’t thinking and started uppercasing the users ids when moving them into groups (yes i hate uppercase but its easy to highlight paste them). This of course stopped authentication from working for people who have cached auths returning a 403 error. So how to quickly lowercase a huge swath of ids?

Visually select the swath of text, then do “gu” for lowercase, or optionally if you are opposite of me and want to uppercase do “gU”.

Why do I even have this problem? Because this server is on a different network and I don’t have puppet controlling it yet.