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Re: CVS ACL's
- To: Development Discussions <developer at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: CVS ACL's
- From: Muhammad Alkarouri <malkarouri at yahoo dot co dot uk>
- Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 13:44:45 +0100
On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 13:37, Mohammed Elzubeir wrote:
> I have just implemented ACL (Access Control Lists) for our CVS repository.
> What this means is that not everyone with write access will be able to write
> to just about any part of the repository.
> "So why all of this all of a sudden?" -- not really all of a sudden. There were
> incidents in the past where people didn't appreciate others stepping into
> their "territory". There were also incidents where people committed to
> sensitive modules like CVSROOT/ (to fix things, etc. -- all with good
> intentions -- there was never a case of malice). Consider this to be
> 'preventive medicine' ;)
While I never had this problem, this is definitely the Right Thing (TM).
It also covers us from mistakes, especially newbies.
> From your friendly CVS Administrator.
Keep up the good work:)