[nycbug-talk] a righteous ssh hack, or how to do fine grained auth with only one login
mspitzer at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 22:35:56 EDT 2011
On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 9:20 PM, Jesse Callaway <bonsaime at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Marc Spitzer <mspitzer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> how does gitolite use all this ssh magic?
>> These are two different questions you ought to be having by now:
>> how does it distinguish between me and someone else, since we're
>> all logging in as the same remote user "git"
>> how does it restrict what I can do within a repository
>> its a cool hack go read
>> Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
>> --Albert Camus
>> The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out
>> of other people's money.
>> --Margaret Thatcher
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> A really fugly hack that I've done in the past does the reverse, where this
> might be desirable. You can have individual users/passwords in the system
> and then vipw and set the user id to be the same. Totally fuggles, but works
> where you need to do this. Some would argue you don't need to do this, but
> those people were not my boss at the time.
I do know the feeling of speaking logic to management
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out
of other people's money.
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