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Re: [task #4633] GPG-Signed Commits

From: Derek Price
Subject: Re: [task #4633] GPG-Signed Commits
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 16:10:25 -0400
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Mark D. Baushke wrote:

> GPG also has the --textmode switch if we know that a file is not a -kb
> file.

Ooh, cool.  Thanks!  That'll simplify things a bit!

> ><http://savannah.nongnu.org/patch/index.php?func=detailitem&item_id=4448>
> >I'm not sure I like this feature anyhow (see my comments in the issue)
> >and it's certainly not worth delaying over without code.
> Yeah, I know it is a feature with problems. I don't think I would use
> it, but I understand any Ant users might find it more intuitive.

Actually, Ant works like `make', using timestamps.  The original
reporter said, "The default behavior of applying the current time (when
the update is requested) to updated files is good for building a project
with make/Ant, but not so good for documents and other special cases." 
This refers to no use-case I can make sense of, since "documents" is too
general to mean anything here and "other special cases" is not defined.

> http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/html/Setting-permissions.html

I think I would still rather stay out of the permissions world if
possible.  I believe the cvs-acls script distributed in CVS's contrib
already allows this sort of configurable behavior if an admin wants it?


Derek R. Price
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