Apologies for breaking the freeze and a suggestion

Allen Winter winter at kde.org
Tue Jul 10 17:06:17 UTC 2012

On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 06:32:04 PM Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
> Hi,
> This morning I worked on two bug fixes for Gwenview which I pushed to the
> KDE/4.9 branch. Only later in the afternoon did I check email and realized I
> should not have pushed those changes as we were freezing for RC2. I want to
> apologize for that.
> Since a "git push" is a bit too easy to do, I was wondering whether it would
> be possible to have a git hook which would disallow pushing in freeze mode.
> The hook could be designed to only allow commits if they have a
> "APPROVED_BY_RELEASE_TEAM" keyword in the commit message.
> This would prevent clueless people like me from pushing when they should
> not. Do you think this is doable?

I don't know if it's doable.  But I like the idea.

Our awesome sysadmins might have some thoughts.

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