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Bug#165611: www.debian.org: update syntax of control@bugs 'tags' command

On Mon, Oct 21, 2002 at 12:56:23AM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 20, 2002 at 06:47:39PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > /webwml/english/Bugs/server-control.wml can have the change in revision
> > 1.13 reverted now, since I recently changed the BTS to accept the
> > command without the space.
> Committed, thanks.


> > (Would it be possible for me to get webwml access for stuff in /Bugs/? I
> > have a bunch of updates to debbugs CVS queued up in my home directory to
> > sync it with webwml, and I'm sure some things need to be synced in the
> > other direction as well.)
> Gladly, but all the ownership/permission giving methods I know of are too
> crude for this kind of setup -- either we give you access to the whole
> webwml tree, which is bad in principle, or we cut off access to
> english/webwml/Bugs/ to non-debbugs people, which is also bad in principle.
> Any idea of something more flexible?

Perhaps CVS has something along the lines of a pre-commit script
(commitinfo?) in CVSROOT which can do flexible authentication checking?
I know that's how it would work in Subversion. I don't know enough about
CVS to say, though.

Looking through the info documentation, it isn't obvious how to get the
username in a way that works with both pserver and ext, but I might be

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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