With the goal of opening up ACLs on 'most' packages, I'd like to
suggest that the New Package CVS Request template on this page:
Change the last line from:
Cvsextras Commits: yes
Since the whole point of the template is for people to cut and paste
it, this will make 'yes', truly the default option.
Also, the text could be changed to be more descriptive. Something like
'Other Fedora members can commit' or change it around to 'Restrict
Sure, the user should read the documentation half a page down and
choose 'yes', but how many people don't? And, more to the point, the
term 'cvsextras' isn't really defined anywhere on the page.
We're actually thinking of removing that option altogether and letting
people who are paranoid update the acls in the pkgdb before they import
any code. Otherwise, the idea of changing things around sounds right on
the mark :-)
BTW, we should have discussions like this on fedora-devel I think.
packaging is for discussions of guidelines and so it won't reach as wide