[Mageia-webteam] Access to the web svn repository

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Thu May 26 11:23:41 CEST 2011

On Thu, 26 May 2011, Oliver Burger wrote:

> Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> schrieb am 26.05.2011
> > While looking at svn repository, I have seen that while we intended
> > to have it open to the web team only
> > ( http://svnweb.mageia.org/adm?view=revision&revision=1565 ), it
> > kinda didn't work due to subsequent changes and let everybody
> > commit there.
> > 
> > So since people in the i18n team expect to be able to commit ( at
> > least, that's the impression I have from reading Oliver mail
> > yesterday ), I would like to know what should we do :
> > - let website be managed like soft/ svn ( ie, all people with shell
> > access can commit )
> > - enforce the limitation of being reserved by the web team
> After the experience from yesterday I would rather like to have it web 
> team only.
> I thought we could trust people not to mess arround with things, they 
> shouldn't, but...

Most of the time, there is no problem. And commits can be easily

I think a better solution would be to disable accounts from people
creating problems repeatedly or not respecting rules, so we only have
trustable people with commit access.

At least for code that is not automatically pushed to web server, where
it can be reviewed before being run.

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