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Notifications are sent to commit author who does not have write access to repository #4976
I have a fork of Moodle on my GitHub repository, and I have been trying to get travis-ci.org integration working. All has been going well.
One of my colleagues was trying out my changes on his fork of Moodle. We both have Travis-CI integrated with our own personal forks of Moodle. I do not have write-access to his fork, and he does not have write-access to my fork. They are public repositories so we both have read-access to one-another's code.
However, when I cherry-pick one of his commits, and I push a branch with that commit to my fork, and that commit generates a notification, we have seen that both he and I receive notifications.
According to http://docs.travis-ci.com/user/notifications/#How-is-the-build-email-receiver-determined%3F:
In this case:
From my understanding, although danpoltawski was the commit author, since he does not have commit access to my repository, he should not receive the e-mail notification.