On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 11:23:13AM -0800, Jeffda wrote:
> Is it possible to allow commit, or patch apply, permissions for a
> user, but only if they aren't the ones that made the modification? For
> instance, if someone submits a patch to the user, the user will be
> able to apply the patch; however, if the user creates a patch, the
> user shouldn't have the ability to apply the patch. Is this possible
> with GIT?

If a user has local copy of the data, he can freely modify the data and
you can't do anything about it; at worst they would just open the file
in a text editor and reproduce the changed made in the patch manually.
At most you could do some complex obfuscation scheme that will
self-checksum the source during build or something, but nothing you
could do is going to be incircemventable.

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
A lot of people have my books on their bookshelves.
That's the problem, they need to read them. -- Don Knuth
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