dist-git proof of concept phase 2 ready for testing

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Tue Dec 22 16:04:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-22 at 14:02 +0100, Hans Ulrich Niedermann wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 18:59:53 -0800
> Josh Stone <jistone at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On 12/21/2009 06:10 PM, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > > This has been done.  The way the ACLs now work, if you are a
> > > packager, you can create branches in any package that start with
> > > "private-".  This makes it even easier to pass changes around as
> > > you can tell the maintainer to pull from or merge from a private
> > > branch you've created.
> > 
> > Perhaps this should be locked down to private-$USERNAME-*?  Otherwise,
> > anyone could push into a branch that I'm trying to work with.
> Good catch IMHO. My first thought also would be to separate the
> branches the package (co-)maintainers create, and those that
> every contributor can create to reduce conflicts. However, I would
> try to make them distinguishable, e.g.:
>    private-foo
>       for branches where all people in the pkg ACLs can push to
>    private/${FAS_ACCOUNT}/*
>       for the "any contributor can push" branches
> Having private-foo-baar for feature foo-bar and private-foo-bar for user
> foo's bar branch could end up being quite confusing.

Having ACLs based on the username committing would take a fair amount of
hacking on the ACL tool, but not impossible.

Jesse Keating
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