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Re: [D-I] dpkg master branch for i18n switched to git

Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Hello,
> On Sun, Sep 16, 2007 at 02:32:21PM +0200, Stefano Canepa wrote:
>> Il giorno dom, 09/09/2007 alle 22.56 +0930, Clytie Siddall ha scritto:
>>> On 09/09/2007, at 7:28 PM, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 12:01:51AM +0930, Clytie Siddall wrote:
>>>>>> On Sunday 02 September 2007 08:32, Clytie Siddall wrote:
>>>>>>> Pearl:~/Vietnamese/Main Projects/Debian/DebianL5/dpkg clytie$ git-
>>>>>>> clone git+ssh://git.debian.org/git/dpkg/dpkg
>>>>> And then Stefano said:
>>>>>> Clytie,
>>>>>> 	check your user. I'm quite sure Christian username on alioth/git/
>>>>>> svn is
>>>>>> bubulle and on his machine too, I'm sc-guest on alioth and sc on my
>>>>>> machine. ssh send my username to alioth and it's wrong. Try: git- 
>>>>>> clone
>>>>>> git+ssh://clytie-guest@git.debian.org/git/dpkg/dpkg dpkg
>>>>> and he was spot on! I did need to specify a different username, which
>>>>> didn't occur to me because I'm not used to git. I do it in SVN
>>>>> checkouts, so it should have occurred to me.
>>>> Could you update http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Dpkg/GitUsage
>>>> accordingly? It does not have the user part, it has a ".git" at the
>>>> and and ommits the final "dpkg".
>>>> Also it would be nice if you could specify the host key for
>>>> git.debian.org (i.e. alioth.debian.org) in the same wiki, took me some
>>>> hunting around to find it.
>>> I've only just got it working, once, Helge: I don't understand it  
>>> well enough to add information to the wiki. But perhaps one of the  
>>> people who offered me help could do that.
>> I take the time to modify the git command on the wiki page. I cannot
>> understand the key problem reported by Helge.
> My "key" problem is that the wiki currently gives an incomplete and
> thus non-working command to retrieve the git tree for people intending
> to commit (i.e. with an account on alioth). 
> But I see it has already been changed, so the issue is resolved.
> Finally it still would be nice if you could include the fingerprint
> for git.debian.org.

No, that is too risky since that page can be altered by someone who wants to do
a man-in-the-middle attack.

The best that can be done is to double check the git.d.o fingerprint with the

I have added instructions how to do that. (I am aware that someone might alter
the command I gave there, but the validity of the command can be checked with a
look in the ssh man page).

"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein

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