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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] expert needed: arch doesn't support multi-committer

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] expert needed: arch doesn't support multi-committer archives!
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2003 13:20:35 +0900
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>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Suffield <address@hidden> writes:

    Andrew> On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 04:06:23PM +0900, Stephen
    Andrew> J. Turnbull wrote:

    >> Therefore, they are probably not appropriate for arch (this
    >> would mean hacking up an alternative sftp subsystem, a priori a
    >> very risky idea), but I thought I'd mention them.

    Andrew> This is vastly easier than you make it sound. A
    Andrew> "subsystem" is just an executable; you can make that a
    Andrew> shell script which sets up the environment and execs
    Andrew> sftp-server.

"Risky" == "doing it without introducing security risks not present in
sshd was a job for a specialist last time I looked."  No?  It's on the
GNU server, and they're understandably more than a little paranoid at
the moment.

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