Who actually does have root? [was Re: Respository ...]

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 13:39:48 PST 2010

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 7:01 AM, Luc Verhaegen <libv at skynet.be> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 06:40:54PM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
>> We could probably better define this sort of things, again fd.o has
>> been a pretty haphazard setup based on volunteer time and effort, but
>> again hopefully we can get some escalation procedures in place that
>> are less public.
>> Dave.
> In fact, more visibility is what is needed, not less!
> Just like with the fundamental change that happened with the X.org
> board earlier this year: we need to know who is doing what, before we
> can trust it.
> In my very first email i asked who all had root access to the fd.o
> machines. I haven't got an answer to that yet.

ssh annarchy.freedesktop.org
cat /etc/passwd | grep root

Pretty much gives you the list of fd.o admins to anyone who has
access, again X.org isn't the only project hosted on fd.o,
so there are admins from other projects who have root.


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