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Re: Students' Project seeks help

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 19:42:32 +0300

Jan Peters wrote on Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 15:25:40 +0200:
> Hi there,
> we are a follow-up project to a student's group at Ruhr-University
> Bochum, Germany, which tried to integrate a functionality into
> Subversion to allow users to encrypt all their data on the
> client-side, before committing and to decrpyt while updating.
>

What problem do you solve by doing this? Why is using https:// or
tunnelling svn:// traffic over SSH port forwarding and/or stunnel not
sufficient?

> To achieve this we have found a spot in your project, where we can
> encrypt data right after checksums are computed and right before the
> file is transmitted to the server, by simply altering a stream (and
> its read-function).
>

Sounds like you didn't read the API docs for streams.

>

Cheers,

Daniel
Received on 2011-07-25 18:43:52 CEST

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