Re: Questions for all candidates: decentralization of power
On 19/03/10 at 22:57 +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 10:36:53PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 06:44:23PM +0000, Clint Adams wrote:
> > > Is there any legitimate reason that wanna-build access should be
> > > restricted to any group smaller than the entirety of gid 800
> > > membership?
> > There was.
> [...snip history...]
> > Of course, this bug has now been fixed: rather than using a libdb-based
> > database, wanna-build is now running off a postgresql database. As such,
> > it might be prudent to investigate whether giving regular developers
> > read-access to that database could be doable (it might be difficult,
> > given that wanna-build runs on a restricted host currently, or it might
> > be simple; this is something for the wanna-build team to look into). But
> > I don't think it's unfair to wait a while until all the issues have been
> > dealt with before thinking about giving the developer body access to the
> > database.
> It was pointed out to me on IRC by a member of the Debian sysadmin team
> that this has in fact already happened: buildd.debian.org, aka
> cimarosa.debian.org, is not a restricted host, and the wanna-build
> database is not restricted; every DD is able to access the database.
Also, the public part (as in: not the security builds, for example) is
imported into UDD (wannabuild table).
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