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From Nigel Daley <nda...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [hudson] Simplified user accounts
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2009 04:57:24 GMT

On Apr 14, 2009, at 4:06 AM, Jukka Zitting wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Currently the user accounts on our Hudson instances are fairly
> heavyweight, with separate Unix accounts associated with each Hudson
> account. Do we need this?

Probably not.

> It would be easier if most users had just accounts for the Hudson web
> interface, and you'd only get a corresponding Unix account if you
> really needed to install extra software on the build servers.
>
> For example, in the projects I'm involved with it would be useful to
> give Hudson accounts to all or most of the committers so that they can
> better inspect build settings and results, trigger new builds, and set
> up new build jobs. None of these operations require command line
> access.

Justin, what do you think about offering Hudson webapp logins to any  
committer, but only shell logins to PMC members?

Nige


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