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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Permission issue in the audio-video direct

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Permission issue in the audio-video directory
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2016 15:33:10 -0400
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Thérèse Godefroy <address@hidden> writes:

>> That leads me to believe those files are not using CVS but are being
>> edited in place.
> oitofeliz, luca, dskfw and atticusrex (Zak) are members of svusers
> and/or staff, so I assume they can log in by SSH and edit the files in
> place. Faster than using CVS.

There's no CVS or version control for and there
won't be, because we are moving it as you mentioned to MediaGoblin
(progress is being made). So for now, people make backups before they
change things in place.

>> The hands here are happy to do but I fear that things are not set up
>> for obvious help to be applied.  Anyone have more information on this?
> I still think it wouldn't harm to set the group of all directories to
> audio-video.

I have no objection.

The guiding theme here is to do what we need to do to enable the basics
to be done (uploading audio and video files and updating the HTML
pages), but not worry too much about fixing the poor system. That work
is happening in parallel.


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