Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Wed May 31 17:16:00 GMT 2006

On 31 May 2006 18:11, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 05:59:53PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 31 May 2006 17:39, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 05:35:38PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>>> Since I've got a cvs a/c and keyfile on sourceware, is it possible for
>>>> me to upload packages with sftp?
>>> No.  You have CVS access only.
>> Ok, well in terms of
>> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2006-04/msg00086.html, I /think/
>> that I "want similar functionality", but since I've never seen the
>> purpose of the stage dir documented anywhere
> The "stage" directory was mentioned in an email to Chuck Wilson where I
> indicated he could do "something like" setting up a stage dir as a place
> for downloading packages before transferring them to the actual
> directory.  I was using the stage dir for my own purposes until I found
> out that there was some confusion around the fact that this was
> interpreted as an endorsement for everyone to use this directory.  That
> obviously doesn't scale.
> Chuck, and a couple of other people, have the ability to upload packages
> directly and are expected to help out in this regard.  People with only
> CVS access do not have this ability.

  Ah, that's clear.  I wasn't sure of the scope of the term "you" in the "If
you want similar ... "

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