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PATCH: cvswrite.html -- web form versus mail to overseers
- From: Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at>
- To: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Cc: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 02:37:01 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: PATCH: cvswrite.html -- web form versus mail to overseers
Apparently CGF often receives requests for account changes via the web
form, when mail to overseers would have been better. Also, I'd try to
improve the instructions a bit (active instead of passive,...).
Update information how to request CVS write access, especially if you
already have access to sources.redhat.com.
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/cvswrite.html,v
retrieving revision 1.54
diff -u -3 -p -r1.54 cvswrite.html
--- cvswrite.html 21 May 2003 00:12:50 -0000 1.54
+++ cvswrite.html 25 May 2003 00:33:55 -0000
@@ -30,13 +30,16 @@ href="bugs/management.html">edit our bug
<h2><a name="authenticated">Authenticated access</a></h2>
-<p>Authenticated access is provided via the SSH protocol. Please
-provide us with your public key, which you can generate via the
-<code>ssh-keygen</code> program. This will store your public key in
-the file <code>.ssh/identity.pub</code> in your home directory.
-Please use <a
+<p>We provide authenticated access via the SSH protocol.</p>
+<p>If you already have an account on sources.redhat.com, please send
+email to <code>overseers(at)sources.redhat.com</code> with a request
+for access to the GCC repository. Include the name of the person who
+is sponsoring your access.
+Else use <a
-to supply the file and your other details.</p>
+to supply your SSH public key (which you can generate via the
+<code>ssh-keygen</code> program) and other details.</p>
<p>Once we have this information we will set up an account on
<code>gcc.gnu.org</code> and inform you by mail. At this point you