Changes to cvsadmin requests and acls

Michael Schwendt mschwendt.tmp0701.nospam at
Fri Aug 10 08:31:45 UTC 2007

On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 10:31:15 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:

> Hello Packagers,
> Over the next several weeks we're going to be transitioning away from
> the owner.list and pkg.acl files to the long awaited Package Database.
> As a transitional step we're going to continue to have our cvsadmins
> handling the changes to owners.list but the changes will go to the
> Database instead of to the owners.list file.  There are two changes to
> your immediate workflow that you should be aware of:
> 1) pkg.acl files no longer serve acls.  Instead, this information is
> contained in the packageDB.  If you would like to have an acl changed,
> please use a cvsadmin request or see my note at the bottom of this
> message[1]_.
> 2) To make processing requests easier for the cvsadmins it would be
> greatly appreciated if you can use your Fedora username instead of email
> address in your cvsadmin requests.  The Package Database keys off of the
> Fedora Account so doing this will let the admins handle the requests
> without having to lookup the username in the account system.
> The updated instructions for cvsadmin requests are here:
> [1]_: After testing this for a few weeks we'll be announcing the general
> availability of many of these functions without having to go through a
> cvsadmin.  If you would like to test the functionality knowing that
> there is no documentation and that you may run into glaring bugs, please
> send me email or get in touch with me on in
> #fedora-devel or #fedora-admin -- abadger1999

Is a replacement for the owners.list downloaders+parsers available

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