[arch-dev-public] Setting up a dev on main site (was: New Developer: Dan Griffiths)

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 13:46:16 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Aaron- as a side note, what is involved in setting up a developer on
>>> the main site? While I'm on my archweb kick I want to see what is
>>> required and what might be older cruft still sitting around. So I
>>> guess I'm looking for a walkthrough of whatever you did.
>> It's easy.
>> Change "role" to "Developer" (or add a new user if they weren't a TU)
>> Give access to extra and testing repos
>> And change the email address to .archlinux.org
>> Change the "group" to Developers...
>> * Not sure if this one works... There ARE permission groups there, but
>> I recall they don't work as well as they should
> Do you use the "Create a New User" custom admin page
> (https://dev.archlinux.org/devel/newuser/), or go into the "Add User"
> (https://dev.archlinux.org/admin/auth/user/add/) page?

For a new user, I use the "Create a New User" page, which I had Dusty
slap together back when pulled the TUs into archweb - using the manual
Django admin would have taken a LOT longer to mass add 10-20 people.

But he was already in there as a TU, so I just edited the existing entry

> And as far as perm groups go, the future is now- that is what actually
> matters these days. I'm going to make that a bit more straightforward
> in the future so we don't have too much information duplication like
> we do now.

Well that's much better. If the groups matter, maybe using THAT for
sorting the developers page would be a decent idea, instead of text
matching the "Role"

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