[FFmpeg-devel] Possible license violation: VIDEO CONVERT MASTER?[PATCH]

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik
Tue Apr 1 22:07:50 CEST 2008

On Tuesday, 01 April 2008 at 19:51, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 05:06:45PM +0200, Nico Sabbi wrote:
> > On Tuesday 01 April 2008 17:00:30 Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > > On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 04:45:08PM +0200, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> > > > Indeed. This is where the credential caching done by svn is
> > > > actually harmful: you do it once, then you forget all about it.
> > > > Had to read the howto again.
> > >
> > > Funny that it's _that_ aspect you find harmful and not the fact
> > > that by default if you once commit something from e.g. a friend's
> > > PC the credentials will be lying around there for ever.
> > 
> > who commits from a friend's pc is at fault, not svn, even more
> > if you forget to remove those credentials
> Ah, interesting theory. I wonder what those poor developers working for
> some company are supposed to do then though. After all a company is not
> really trustworthy, and their PCs not necessarily better secured
> (esp. not against stealing). Of course you could disable the caching in
> the config, but if for some reason the config gets lost or whatever you
> will not find out that your credentials have been stored until the
> _second_ time you commit (or have they finally added a message saying
> that credentials have been stored?).
> Well, I probably should rant on their devel list instead of here if I
> ever get the motivation, for now I just set .svn/auth owner to root and
> chmod 0000 it, easier than to search the documentation each time...

If you ever want to do it, I'm right up there with you, holding a torch
and a pitchfork. ;)


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