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From: Derrick Stolee <derrickstolee@github.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>,
	Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, me@ttaylorr.com, johannes.schindelin@gmx.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Updates to the safe.directory config option
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 12:25:40 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <e8383303-e82c-dc23-9f28-6ff566021e82@github.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqq35iharig.fsf@gitster.g>

On 4/13/2022 12:15 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> "Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com> writes:
> 
>> Here is a very fast response to the security release yesterday.
> 
> Wow.  While I were down the whole day yesterday after sending the
> release announcement, it seems a lot have happened X-<.  Does your
> "a very fast" expect only "wow, thanks for a fast reponse", or does
> it also expect "ok, we'll take a deep look with a spoonful of salt
> as it was prepared in haste"?

I tried to do my due diligence here, but I will admit to some amount
of haste being applied due to the many distinct sources that have
motivated the change.

>> The second patch here is an adaptation from a contributor who created a pull
>> request against git/git [1]. I augmented the patch with a test (the test
>> infrastructure is added in patch 1).
>>
>> The third patch is a change to the safe.directory config option to include a
>> possible "*" value to completely opt-out of the check. This will be
>> particularly helpful for cases where users run Git commands within a
>> container. This container workflow always runs as a different user than the
>> host, but also the container does not have access to the host's system or
>> global config files. It's also helpful for users who don't want to set the
>> config for a large number of shared repositories [2].
> 
> Let me take a look how well these integrate into the maintenance
> tracks.
> 
> I would appreciate something that is targetted and narrow that can
> be applied to the oldest maintenance track (2.30.3) and then merged
> upwards, plus niceties on top that does not necessarily have to
> apply to the oldest ones if the surrounding code or tests were
> changed more recently.

The tests that are added are in a new test file, so hopefully
those don't collide with anything.

The changes in setup.c apply within the ensure_valid_ownership()
so should apply to any versions that have the fix.

Thanks,
-Stolee

  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-13 16:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-13 15:32 Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 15:32 ` [PATCH 1/3] t0033: add tests for safe.directory Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 16:24   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 16:29     ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-13 19:16   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-04-13 19:46     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 19:52     ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-13 15:32 ` [PATCH 2/3] setup: fix safe.directory key not being checked Matheus Valadares via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 16:34   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 15:32 ` [PATCH 3/3] setup: opt-out of check with safe.directory=* Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2022-04-13 16:40   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 16:15 ` [PATCH 0/3] Updates to the safe.directory config option Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 16:25   ` Derrick Stolee [this message]
2022-04-13 16:44     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 20:27       ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-13 21:25         ` Taylor Blau
2022-04-13 21:45           ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-27 17:06 ` [PATCH 0/3] t0033-safe-directory: test improvements and a documentation clarification SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-27 17:06   ` [PATCH 1/3] t0033-safe-directory: check the error message without matching the trash dir SZEDER Gábor
2022-05-09 22:27     ` Taylor Blau
2022-05-10  6:04     ` Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón
2022-04-27 17:06   ` [PATCH 2/3] t0033-safe-directory: check when 'safe.directory' is ignored SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-27 20:37     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-29 16:12       ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-29 17:57         ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-29 19:06           ` SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-29 19:19             ` Derrick Stolee
2022-05-10 18:33               ` SZEDER Gábor
2022-05-10 19:55                 ` Taylor Blau
2022-05-10 20:06                   ` Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón
2022-05-10 20:11                     ` Taylor Blau
2022-05-10 20:18                   ` Eric Sunshine
2022-04-27 17:06   ` [PATCH 3/3] safe.directory: document and check that it's ignored in the environment SZEDER Gábor
2022-04-27 20:42     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-27 20:49       ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-29 16:13         ` Derrick Stolee
2022-05-09 21:39         ` SZEDER Gábor
2022-05-09 21:45           ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-10 18:48             ` SZEDER Gábor

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