Q: Access Control Options

Max Bowsher maxb at f2s.com
Wed Sep 29 11:34:15 BST 2010

On 29/09/10 04:37, Maritza Mendez wrote:
> Looks that way to me, too.  I think we need to identify a chokepoint
> in the smartserver to intercept every access and check against a
> per-branch authorization.  The auth could be cached (with finite TTL)
> to minimize overhead.  I may have a look at the code just for fun.

A very interesting project, I think, would be to see how Launchpad wraps
the smart server to add its own ideas of access control and
non-filesystem branch namespace. If only I had the tuits...


> On 9/28/10, David Muir <davidkmuir at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Maritza Mendez wrote:
>>>     Have you tried the contrib/bzr_access script within the bzr source
>>>     tree?
>>>     I have not, but it looks exactly like the kind of thing I think I'd be
>>>     aiming for if I ever manage to promote Bazaar sufficiently within
>>>     my own
>>>     workplace.
>>>     Max.
>>> I was not aware of this.  Thanks for the pointer.  I will check it out.
>>> ~M
>> AFAIK, it does not do fine-grained control over individual branches.
>> David

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