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Re: [RFC/PATCH] connect: add GIT_SSH_{SEND,RECEIVE}{,_COMMAND} env variables

On Thu, Jan 04 2018, Jeff King jotted:

> On Thu, Jan 04, 2018 at 11:10:17AM +0100, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
>> That's badly explained, sorry, when I say "push" I mean "push and/or
>> pull".
>> I don't know about Github, but on Gitlab when you provision a deploy key
>> and associate it with a repo it must be *globally* rw or ro, there's no
>> way to on a per-repo basis say it should be rw ro.
>> I have a job that's fetching a bunch of repos to review code in them
>> (for auditing purposes). It then commits the results of that review to
>> other git repos.
>> Thus I want to have a ro key to all those reviewed repos, but rw keys to
>> the audit repo itself (and it'll also pull with the rw key).
> OK, that part makes sense to me.
> But I'm not sure how your patch solves it. When you "git fetch" on the
> audit repo, wouldn't your GIT_SSH_RECEIVE_COMMAND kick in and use the
> wrong key? What am I missing?

I add both the ro and rw key to some projects. Those are a tiny subset
of the overall number.