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Re: Help with autopkgtest for Seqsero and python-loompy


Thank you so much! I haven't had a chance to work on loompy yet, but I have added tests to Seqsero. Please review and sponsor.


On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 2:33 PM Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu> wrote:
On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 02:00:19PM +0530, Nilesh Patra wrote:
> Protecting the master branch is an ideal thing to do since this doesn't
> allow force pushing -- if it wasn't protected, it'd be easy for a new comer
> who's not very well versed
> with git to mistakenly mess things up.
> ...
> That can have repercussions (see the reply above) -- I'd recommend not
> doing that
> ...
> Probably the rationale is that someone set as "maintainer" can change
> protected branch settings + CI vars et. al -- this can end up causing
> potential damage if accidentally a spammer gets such an access.
> But I suppose we assume good intent most of the times, and it should
> generally be safe. (It's quite OK in Shruti's case, definitely)

So I think pushing to master branch should be permitted for every
"Developer" and it would be great if we could force this setting
easily on all repositories.

Kind regards



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