[ros-dev] Vote: code auditing
turnerb7 at msu.edu
Fri Feb 17 00:13:31 CET 2006
That was the orginal plan, and we just voted against it.
Rick Langschultz wrote:
> I think Option B looks like the best plan of action. However people
> shouldn't have the ability to check out the tainted or potentially
> tainted source code. I think that once each module is audited the
> repository should be unlocked. That way developers can continue
> coding on particular pieces of ReactOS, unless they are under lock.
> Commiting code should be allowed _only_ after ReactOS has underwent a
> full code audit.
> On Feb 16, 2006, at 4:36 PM, Ged Murphy wrote:
>> Vote topic : Ensure code auditing is carried out
>> Start date : 16/02/06
>> Period : 7 days discussion, 7 days voting
>> With the success of proposal B in the recent vote and the old
>> repository reopening for business, we need to discuss ways to ensure
>> the code is audited and doesn't take a backseat.
>> Following the correct voting procedure, there will be a 7 day
>> discussion period, followed by a 7 day voting period.
>> Until this decision is made, I propose for the repository to be
>> fully open, with developers being diligent with their actions.
>> This topic has been discussed somewhat between developers, although
>> not extensively.
>> Two viable proposals have so far been put forward and are as follows :
>> A - The repository is completely open to all development and ReactOS
>> developers must take it upon themselves to ensure all code is audited.
>> B - Sections of ReactOS which require auditing are 'locked', that
>> being that the source is fully available to download and build, but
>> no development work should be undertaken until the said code has
>> passed the audit. The lock will be removed only when that section of
>> code has been audited.
>> Discussion of these topics and any further proposals should be in
>> reply to this topic.
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