Porting gitolite

Tim Bishop tim at bishnet.net
Mon Jul 11 13:08:02 UTC 2011

Hi Chris,

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 10:50:27AM +0100, Chris Rees wrote:
> > > % grep git /usr/ports/{UIDs,GIDs}
> > > /usr/ports/UIDs:git:*:211:211::0:0:gitosis user:/usr/local/git:/bin/sh
> > > /usr/ports/GIDs:git:*:211:
> > >
> > > The only thing that might need changing is the gecos field in the
> > > UIDs file, maybe to something like "gitosis/gitolite user".
> Personally I wouldn't bother changing the gecos though.

You don't think it's confusing having the gecos field refer to a
different port? I can imagine a case where somebody might remove it
because they're not using gitosis.

Maybe a more generic name would be better? Although I think "git user"
is likely misleading too.


Tim Bishop
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