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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Policy for Hudson accounts
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:39:44 GMT
On 25/11/2009, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
>  On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 3:54 PM, Justin Mason <jm@jmason.org> wrote:
>  > The reason PMC membership is required is because we allow Hudson users
>  > access to a command-line.
>
>
> Essentially the PMC membership requirement is just an approximation to
>  limit accounts to only people who can be trusted with command-line
>  access.

Not entirely.

Granting Hudson access also means that the person can create lots of
Hudson jobs, potentially causing problems for other Hudson users.

Seems to me that the requirement for PMC membership may go some way to
ensuring that the person is more experienced.

>
>  Personally I'd be in favor of giving out Hudson web accounts to all
>  committers and limiting command line access only to administrators.

Disagree, see above.

>  There aren't that many cases where command line access really is
>  needed.

Agree, but IMO that's a separate issue.

>  BR,
>
>
>  Jukka Zitting
>

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