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Re: concerns about Salsa




On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 2:37 PM, Pierre-Elliott Bécue <becue@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le lundi 04 juin 2018 à 12:54:32+0100, Ian Jackson a écrit :
>>
>> In practice, I have found that it is much easier to deploy a
>> production service directly from its git tree. This makes it much
>> easier to make changes.
>
> I've always found otherwise, ie that packaged stuff makes the
> administrator of a service spare a lot of time.
>
> I wonder then, if a lot of people prefer deploy a service from
> upstream's git repo/cookbooks, what is the purpose of packaging? Who
> would benefit from it and who should use package-distros?

In this case, isn't it because the service is being installed as and
run by user "git"?