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[Savannah-hackers-public] Re: creating a role-based account for mirror-c

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: [Savannah-hackers-public] Re: creating a role-based account for mirror-cvs2git
Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2008 11:08:37 +0100

Sylvain Beucler <address@hidden> wrote:
> As far as I understand, you're essentially setting up a daemon, rather
> than a user, so you could create it as such:
> - low uid
> - homedir in /var/lib/cvs2git (where cvs2git is the name of the daemon)


> How do you plan to maintain the daemon's group memberships? Or will it
> own the repositories?

I plan to make it a member of each of the affected groups.
While making it the owner might be slightly more scalable,
I'd prefer to keep permissions consistent (owner=root, group=proj)
across all *.git directories.

Yes, I too had decided that the shorter name, cvs2git, was better :-)

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