On Thu, 7 Jul 2005, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> For optimizing network bandwidth that sounds like the way to go. For
> adhoc development I don't know. For a central sever you still need
> an authenticated way to push content, which makes it another dimension
> of the problem.
I'm convinced that "ssh" is the only sane way for pushing. If you don't
trust somebody enough to give him ssh access, you shouldn't trust him with
write access to your project in the first place.
git can actually do ssh with a _very_ restricted shell, if people are
worried about shell access. In fact, the _only_ think the shell needs to
be able to do is execute one of two programs, so you could have something
_really_ trivial in your /etc/passwd as the login shell that doesn't allow
anything else. But you'd still use ssh as the authentication protocol.
So I don't worry about pushing. I think we've got that covered. It's
really the anonymous pulling that needs something.
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