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Re: dual repositories - please give me your thoughts

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: dual repositories - please give me your thoughts
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 14:51:35 -0500 (EST)

[ On Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 07:59:01 (-0600), Daniels, David wrote: ]
> Subject: dual repositories - please give me your thoughts
> Someone has proposed a CVS setup to me which I would very much like comments
> on. In this proposed system, there would be two CVS repositories. The first
> would be open to the development staff and would be for general use. The
> second would be an rsynced version of the first and would be for creating
> releases for testing or production. The second repository also would have
> the users who have access limited to the release manager for the project.
> The reasons I was given for a second repository include security and better
> manageability. Any thoughts?

So long as the second one is read-only you should be fine....  That's
essentially what many of the larger "open source" projects do (though
some like NetBSD have a mixed bag of processes for building "releases").

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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