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Re: Don't put new packages through updates-testing



On Sat, 2007-06-02 at 15:09 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "DW" == David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org> writes:
> 
> DW> Can I submit a 'regular CVS admin request' for removing all the
> DW> pkg.acl files from all packages?
> 
> Well, you could submit it.  I certainly wouldn't act on it, mainly
> because I just got the necessary access and don't really want to lose
> it so soon.  But I don't disagree with the general sentiment.

If this is desired, we should start a simple wiki page that package
maintainers can add requests to for their packages.  I don't want to
bulk handle anything without the maintainers' input.  Start a page,
allow 2 weeks for entries, then do the changes.

> 
> DW> If we want to foster teamwork, then _defaulting_ to a completely
> DW> closed policy is a very poor choice.
> 
> Well, see the logs from the most recent FESCO meeting.  This is what
> we were complaining about.  Some solutions were proposed, and I hope
> to see something happen soon.  Personally I'd prefer to require people
> who want an ACL to say so in the CVS request; otherwise the package
> doesn't get one.

We should revisit that again soon.

josh


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