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From "Carlos Sanchez" <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: fix-permissions.sh and sudo
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2007 19:24:02 GMT
why then not just add it to cron?

On 8/22/07, David Blevins <david.blevins@visi.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure if this is the right list for this, so feel free to move
> it to one or the other.
>
> I think we should sudo enable the fix-permission.sh[1] script as
> running this script is something a monkey could do, so why not have
> the monkey trying to deploy something do that work.  It pains me to
> have to bug Joe or someone else root enabled to do such trival things.
>
> I'm willing to put some work into this and am asking for feedback.
> Namely, who should be able to run this script and on which parts of
> the snapshot repo?
>
> IMHO, anyone should be able to run it on any part of the snapshot
> repo and we can just leave it on people's honor to stick to areas
> they know.  Alone those lines we could simply cripple the script so
> it can't run on org/apache preventing any mistakes -- not that there
> would be any real consequences to those mistakes.
>
> Most people just move the offending directory aside and deploy their
> stuff anyway when they find something a peer had deployed with
> default perms which do not allow anyone else but them to write.  Of
> course then someone with root has to go and clean up the "backed up"
> directory and as well the project looses any previously deployed snaps.
>
> Seems if we sudo enabled the fix-permissions.sh we could allow people
> to do what they are already doing, but more appropriately and without
> bugging a root.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> -David
>
> [1] /www/people.apache.org/repo/m2-snapshot-repository/fix-
> permissions.sh
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