[arch-dev-public] devtools and specifying a username

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 4 02:21:31 EDT 2009

Dan McGee wrote:
> Hey guys, especially the new ones,
> I noticed this commit tonight on devtools:
> Specify upload server in variable
> Allan McRae [Fri, 9 Jan 2009 14:11:59 +0000 (00:11 +1000)]
> This means people with different usernames on their local machine
> only need to change a single line.
> http://projects.archlinux.org/?p=devtools.git;a=commitdiff;h=1b178621a5fc1ec088c27fd419458d93d80aeb0f
> While well intentioned, it is completely wrong and means you have to
> update your script every time a devtools update comes! Use .ssh/config
> and set things up right by adding something like the following:
> Host svn.archlinux.org
> User dan
> Host archlinux.org
> User dan

Good tip.  I figured there had to be a better way around this but the 
patch also meant that any other group that wanted to use the devtools 
scripts would only need to make that one change too so I committed it.


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