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Re: Shredding private/confidential information‏

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 09:48:51 -0700

Steven wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> When deleting private/confidential files, I think it is a good practice
> to run them through a shredder, even when a limited number of people has
> access to the disk they are on.
>
> However, when managing private data in an SVN repository, this becomes
> problematic, because SVN copies and disposes files all over the place.
> The problem is particularly grievous with working copies. For example,
> when ordering a delete, SVN just disposes the file. When committing, it
> also disposes the copy in .svn/text-base. The same is done when updating
> any working copies containing this file. All this is done without any
> oppurtunity to shred the files in question.
>
> Has anyone thought about this before? Suggestions? Maybe a candidate for
> a feature request?

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=516

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