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They have been the Sheridan males, governed by means of ardour, betrayed by way of love, heirs to a legacy of violence and forbidden desire.  Gus, Boston's best murder cop: he knew both good the backroom politics of urban corridor and the personal passions of the very wealthy, a guy haunted through the wanton braveness and dangerous obsessions he inherited from his father... Conn, the patriarch, a lawless cop who spawned a circle of vengeance and betrayal that may span part a century... and Chris, Gus's loved son, a Harvard legal professional and criminologist, fated to threat every little thing to wreck the chain of obsession and rage...  Three generations associated through crime and punishment--cops and heroes, fathers, sons, and fanatics united finally by means of revelations which may deliver a relatives to its knees...

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Here's how you might implement the above restriction for a user: RW+ master = bob = bob [ 49 ] Getting Started with Access Control Gitolite checks rules in sequence when attempting to determine whether a branch is allowed to be pushed or not. When Bob pushes a branch called next (that is, refs/ heads/next) to this repository, the first rule does not match at all, since refs/ heads/master is not a pattern that matches the string refs/heads/next. Gitolite then checks the next rule. Since this rule does not specify a refex, all refs will match, and since the permission field is RW+, the push is allowed.

Gitolite then decides whether this user is allowed to access this repository or not. [ 27 ] Your Users and Gitolite Duplicate public keys If the user's public key was already part of the authorized keys file before setting up Gitolite (perhaps to allow him to get a login shell and run Unix commands), the key will appear twice in the authorized keys file—once as is, and once with the command option and other options that Gitolite adds to each public key in the keydir directory. However, if a key appears twice in the authorized keys file, the ssh server will only look at the first occurrence.

18 ] Chapter 2 Setting up Gitolite Now that the code is in the right place, we need to set it up. Setting it up involves adding an ssh public key for the main administrator of the Gitolite installation. In this book, we will assume the administrator's name is Adam, thus his Gitolite username will be adam, but as you follow along, please substitute your own name wherever you see references to Adam or adam. Ssh is a powerful and complex tool. To make things simpler in this chapter, we will describe a set of steps that would surely work, along with suitable assumptions and constraints.

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