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Re: Subversion: existing users

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 11:39:46 -0400

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 4:27 AM, Andy Canfield <andy.canfield_at_pimco.mobi> wrote:

> I would like to comment here that I've given up the idea of automatically
> giving repository access users with an existing login. While it's not a
> problem now, it is quite possible that in the future we'll have people with
> server logins but we don't wnat those people to be able to see work in
> progress on advanced projects. Using the specific http-based mechanisms we
> can keep advanced research projects away from the eyes of people who
> shouldn't see it. Automatically granting access to a user just because he
> has a login account was a bad idea.
> Thank you all.

Thanks for bringing it up. If it comes up again, I do urge you to
consider doing a "sudo" wrapper for a repository generation tool, one
that will generate repositories in a default location that your Apache
or other default setup could work with. That could also do default
setups of $reponame/conf/ files to set default access,
$reponame/script/pre-commit to force people to include comments when
they submit changes, etc.
Received on 2011-07-23 17:40:20 CEST

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