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Re: Bug#550817: ITP: gitolite -- standalone, souped-up version of gitosis


* Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> [2009-10-13 11:03:00 CEST]:
> What if one has no idea of what "gitosis" is? For such a person, the
> above description will be close to meaningless. I suggest expanding in a
> couple of words what gitosis is, turning the reference to it as
> something like "similar to gitosis".

 Let me repeat my response that I sent already to the bugreport:

|  Of course it isn't [the final version of the description]; it's just
| the short blurb that can be seen on the upstream website about it.
| Having a full fledged description at ITP stage means that one already
| started at working on the package - and given that an ITP is meant to
| be there so that we don't duplicate work and /personally/ the package
| description is something that I rather *not* think as first of when
| starting to work on a package sending out the ITP with something
| final package description is backwards, counter-productive and
| anachronistic to me. :)

 But for a quick roundup: gitosis is offering (key-based) ssh access
with ACLs to a git repository, including broken down to even branch
level based ACLs.

 So long! :)

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