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Re: How to make an encrypted svnsynced repository

From: Ton Boelens <ton_at_tonsoftime.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 08:06:41 +0100

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 03:37:19PM -0600, Alec Kloss wrote:
> On 2010-01-15 22:23, Ton Boelens wrote:
> > Hi,

> > At the moment, my SVN repository is snvsynced to a server in another
> > location. I would like to make this remote repository encrypted on the
> > file level, so that even somebody who has physically access to this
> > server, cannot read the contents of the files.

> > I have searched in the svn manual, with Google and in the past couple
> > of months posts I have of this mailing list, but I could find no
> > reference.

> > Does that mean that there is no way to design a solution to this
> > requirement?

> I don't think this is built into subversion. I've asked about a
> similar feature in the past and not gotten anywhere. It would be
> pretty slick to have a "repository session key" that is
> pgp-encrypted for the committers/reviewers of the repository that
> all files (and network traffic) is encrypted with. If the svn
> clients managed it all well, it could be pretty seamless. A new
> committer would be added to the repository session key, and
> revoking a committer would require generating a new key and
> encrypting new revisions with it. It would be a great feature
> because you could distribute a secure repository onto a public
> subversion server and only send private data to and from it.

I agree, that would be great functionality. However, I would like to
have the encrypted remote copy this winter :-)
 

Ton
Received on 2010-01-16 08:07:32 CET

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