[Qt-creator] [Development] [FYI] on gerrit change retargeting requests

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Tue Sep 6 11:46:24 CEST 2016

06.09.2016, 12:44, "Oswald Buddenhagen" <oswald.buddenhagen at qt.io>:
> On Mon, Sep 05, 2016 at 09:17:59PM +0000, J-P Nurmi wrote:
>>  On 05 Sep 2016, at 19:27, Marc Mutz <marc.mutz at kdab.com> wrote:
>>  > It's not about restricting what a user can do. It's simply missing
>>  > implementation, and I believe that if it were easy to implement,
>>  > Ossi would have done it long ago instead of playing retarget-monkey
>>  > for the rest of us :)
>>  Doing it through the web UI would be a nice bonus, but having access
>>  to the same script that is already used by the admins would be good
>>  enough for starters.
> yep - because i'm totally going to give everyone full write access to
> the database. ;)
> if you make a secure web frontend that authenticates against qt account
> and verifies change ownership using the gerrit ssh interface, i'm
> totally willing to deploy that. ;)

Idea: IRC bot accepting retarget requests, with rate limit e.g. one request per minute. Bot runs on host with db access and can do only this one thing.


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