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Re: --allow-root and init via SSH

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: --allow-root and init via SSH
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2001 10:27:19 -0500 (EST)

Stephan Feder writes:
> would it be a pain to just add it? The patch is already there and if the
> default behaviour (i.e. in the case when no --allow-root is set) were to
> allow access to any repository it would be backward compatible, so no
> problem there.

I'm afraid of giving naieve users (of which there seem to be lots) too
much rope and having them end up hanging themselves.  At the moment, I'm
neutral on the patch -- I'd like to hear more people's opinions.

-Larry Jones

I think grown-ups just ACT like they know what they're doing. -- Calvin

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