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Re: Fishing for a General Permissions API (inspired by "importers" patch


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: Fishing for a General Permissions API (inspired by "importers" patch from Issuezilla)
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 20:03:07 -0500
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Mark D. Baushke wrote:

> Derek Robert Price <address@hidden> writes:
>
> Hey all, there's a patch for an "CVSROOT/importers" file in the
> cvshome.org Issuezilla.  My inclination is to allow it if it is tidied
> up, but I thought I would fish for a discussion of a more general
> permissions scheme before that.  Anyone have any thoughts?
>
> The background discussion is here:
> <http://ccvs.cvshome.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=157>.
>
>
> I would rather see a CVSROOT/importinfo file with script that get run to
> determine if the files being imported meet with the cvs administrator
> critera for new imports.
>
> Such a script could use something like cvs_acls to determine that a
> given user was not allowed to do the import as well as determining that
> the files being imported were not acceptable for other criteria.
>
> One of the biggest things I'd like to see such a script be able to
> handle is to disallow vendor and version tags that do not match the
> criteria provided by the administrator. Right now taginfo is fairly
> useless if someone can easily wipe-out an existing tag thru use of
> a 'cvs import'...
>
> Having the special-purpose CVSROOT/importers seems less flexible to me.
>     
> For that matter, I think it might be useful to have trigger scripts for
> 'cvs checkout' and 'cvs update' to allow a cvs administrator to provide
> a finer grained policy on what users may do with files in a repository.
>
>     -- Mark


Exactly the sort of thing I was fishing for.  I thought I was in too
much of a hurry to be thinking straight.  :)  Anyhow, I've annotated
issue #157...

Derek
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