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Re: [Issue 4124] New - Give servers sufficient means to disallow commits from clients based on version numbers

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 10:35:45 -0500

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why not just give users what they want?  A capability string (or comparable
>> mechanism) that carries the client's version number, for use with start-commit
>> hooks in allowing/denying clients which don't meet the administrator's quality
>> requirements?
> Mike,
> +1 to this enhancement.  One question though, are you envisioning a
> new "capability" for each minor release or for each patch release?  I
> assume the latter, but that's not entirely clear from the issue
> writeup.

I would suggest something easily parseable like "ClientVersion-1.7.3"

I would assume it would be a single string that contained the exact
version number and it would be up to the hook script to do something
with it.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2012-02-23 16:36:18 CET

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