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Author cwertman
Full name Chris Wertman
Date 2004-01-19 19:49:13 PST
Message Thanks,

Is there a copy of the patch somewhere I could get a
looksee at ?

Chris


--- Hunter Matthews <thm at duke dot edu> wrote:
> Look in auth.py and at the register.py parts of
> current.
> Patches against 1.4.4 if sane might be applied.
> (Johns estimate of when
> *I* had planned to tackle authentication were
> correct, but if thats your
> itch, I'll at least look at the patches.)
>
> I know one site found a 4 line patch or so that was
> a) ugly, and b)
> effective. It was too gruesome to add to the tree,
> but it worked (and
> works) for them.
>
> As far as charging, web services are a hole in the
> GPL. (IE, you can
> change gforge from hell to sunday, charge for the
> service, and need
> never let the users have the source (or anyone else
> for that matter.))
>
> I will state this - current is and will remain GPL.
> However, if you make
> patches to current, I would expect to see them and
> at least have the
> chance to offer others that functionality. Charging
> or not. That, to me,
> is the spirit if not the letter of the GPL. And this
> is the last email
> on licensing. I'm invoking authors privledge and
> ending all discussion
> on that topic right there.
>
> Discussion on auth and such are welcome.
>
>
>
> On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 19:27, Chris Wertman wrote:
> > Thanks for the info.
> >
> > I have been looking at adding it myself, Ive got a
> > couple of ideas, on "quick and dirty"
> authentication
> > (I would like to pre-authorize users, i.e. send em
> a
> > username and pass to access the server) Ill
> probably
> > give em a shot later this week, if they work (big
> if)
> > I will of course send patches to the list.
> >
> > As far as charging for the updates, I am charging
> for
> > updates to RHEL 3 (AS and ES) I would glady
> provide
> > them for free for someone to mirror (then I
> wouldnt
> > have to get charged for the BW) BUT as it is now,
> not
> > only do I get charged for bandwith , but my time
> to
> > compile all the damm things (61 in the last 2
> days)
> >
> > Thats the beauty of GPL software IMHO, the
> software is
> > free but it still leaves room for someone to make
> a
> > "living" off the support and use of it.
> >
> > Chris
> >
> >
> >
> > --- John Berninger <JohnW@berningero​nline.net>
> wrote:
> > > Woah... wait a minute... you're getting paid
> for
> > > providing an up2date
> > > service through Current? That is *not* *at*
> *all*
> > > what we intended when
> > > we (Hunter and I) started working on Current...
>
> > >
> > > That's all I'm going to say on that matter.
> > >
> > > But Joy is correct, versions through 1.6.x
> support
> > > anonymous operation
> > > only. The plan was to get the full database
> backend
> > > in version 1.5.x /
> > > 1.6.x, and then (IIRC) put in either
> sub-channels
> > > (channel parenting) or
> > > non-anonymous use to the 1.7.x devel / 1.8.x
> > > production series. So,
> > > it's a great while down the road, given the
> existing
> > > state of Hunter's
> > > workload and the fact that he still has the
> "patch
> > > pumpkin".
> > >
> > > If you'd like to see non-anonymous service, you
> > > might want to poke
> > > Hunter about releaseing the pumpkin and/or try
> to
> > > submit some patches
> > > yourself. I'm still very much unavailable for
> > > Current development right
> > > now - my workload is probably similar to
> Hunter's.
> > >
> > > On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Chris Wertman wrote:
> > >
> > > > Well I would do that but it looks like (I am
> > > certain)
> > > > someone gave the certificate to someone else
> who
> > > is
> > > > distributing it. BIG problem. And since I dont
> > > know
> > > > who it is (I have about 15 paid subscribers to
> my
> > > > up2date service) If I change it the same thing
> is
> > > > gonna happen
> > > >
> > > > Chris
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --- Joy Almacen <jalmacen@edgepro​jects.com>
> wrote:
> > > > > I am not a part of the dev team, but I think
> the
> > > > > feature is not supported
> > > > > (yet) on 1.4.4.
> > > > >
> > > > > Are you trying to implement user profile or
> > > other
> > > > > customizations?
> > > > >
> > > > > I think the easiest way to control access to
> the
> > > > > current server is to just
> > > > > distribute your RHNS-CA-CERT to the machines
> you
> > > > > will allow access, at least
> > > > > on port 443. You can then disable port 80 or
> > > block
> > > > > the traffic to port 80
> > > > > for your current server's IP from entering
> your
> > > > > network.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Joy Almacen
> > > > > jalmacen at edgeprojects dot com
> > > > > Phone: 954-749-5711
> > > > > Mobile: 954-608-7811
> > > > >
> > > > > Edge Projects
> > > > > www.edgeprojects.com
> > > > > Reliable Open Source Solutions Consulting.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Chris Wertman
> [mailto:cwertman at yahoo dot com]
> > > > > Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 5:18 PM
> > > > > To: users at current dot tigris dot org
> > > > > Subject: Current Users question
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Is there any version , or patch to make
> current
> > > an
> > > > > NON-anonymous server ?
> > > > >
> > > > > I am running 1.4.4 and its anonymous only.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks all
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Chris Wertman
> > > > >
> > > > >
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     Re: up2date not able to actually update Hunter Matthews <thm at duke dot edu> Hunter Matthews <thm at duke dot edu> 2004-01-09 10:34:34 PST
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             Re: up2date not able to actually update hunterm Hunter Matthews 2004-01-09 14:00:23 PST
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                     RE: up2date not able to actually update Joy Almacen <jalmacen at edgeprojects dot com> Joy Almacen <jalmacen at edgeprojects dot com> 2004-01-12 11:57:19 PST
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                                         RE: Current Users question cwertman Chris Wertman 2004-01-16 15:15:41 PST
                                             Re: Current Users question jwbernin John Berninger 2004-01-16 15:36:17 PST
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                                                     Re: Current Users question Hunter Matthews <thm at duke dot edu> Hunter Matthews <thm at duke dot edu> 2004-01-16 20:01:15 PST
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                                                             Re: up2date update question hunterm Hunter Matthews 2004-01-20 07:51:12 PST
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