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Re: Debian needs more buildds. It has offers. They aren't beingaccepted.

* Wouter Verhelst (wouter@grep.be) [040220 03:10]:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 11:56:13PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> > Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > 
> > | > If this is the case, it should be IMHO be considered to change the
> > | > interface to w-b from now via command line (means: access via ssh is
> > | > necessary) to something via a SMTP-like protocol.
> > | 
> > | Uh, thanks, but no thanks. I, personally, wouldn't want random people,
> > | or even random developers, to start messing with the wanna-build
> > | database. It's *good* that there are access controls. Yeah, they have
> > | their drawbacks, but that doesn't make them bad.
> > 
> > I don't think that Andreas was arguing that there should be no
> > wanna-build access controls, but that you shouldn't need ssh access to
> > have w-b access.

> Well, then, that wouldn't "solve" anything. If there are still access
> controls in place, then there's still someone who'll have to manage
> them.

Well, adding hosts could also be done via such a interface, so that
the persons able to add hosts don't need a login on ftp-master.
Anyway, after also some private discussions, this change is currently
not too high priority, so I think we can kill this sub-thread here.

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