[haiku-development] Re: Commit access for Artur Wyszynski (aljen)

  • From: "Ingo Weinhold" <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 22:56:42 +0200

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> Datum: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 13:46:10 -0700
> Von: Urias McCullough <umccullough@xxxxxxxxx>

> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Ingo Weinhold<ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >> On a similar topic, would it be a bad idea to give the GSoC/HCD
> >> students their own branch to develop in directly? I assume this could
> >> be done without giving them write access to the trunk directly
> >
> > Unfortunately it's not possible to grant selective permissions. Everyone
> with write access has complete write access, probably also including the
> permissions to "rm -rf" the complete repository on the server.
> Ouch.
> Rene mentioned this concern to me as well after I sent my email - I
> didn't realize SVN was so limited when it comes to permissions :(

It's not really an SVN restriction. Via pre-commit hooks one could implement 
access control from the beginning, and AFAIK integrated access management has 
been added later. It's just that BerliOS allows full shell access, so it's 
pretty pointless to install any access control on a higher level.

CU, Ingo

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