Git/Mtn for FreeBSD, PGP WoT Sigs, Merkel Hash Tree Based

Lucas Nali de Magalhães rollingbits at
Fri Oct 4 17:11:09 UTC 2019

> On Sep 20, 2019, at 6:04 PM, grarpamp <grarpamp at> wrote:
> [broken links fixed]
> For consideration...
> SVN really may not offer much in the way of native
> internal self authenticating repo to cryptographic levels
> of security against bitrot, transit corruption and repo ops,
> external physical editing, have much signing options, etc.
> Similar to blockchain and ZFS hash merkle-ization,
> signing the repo init and later points tags commits,
> along with full verification toolset, is useful function.


> Note also CVS, which some BSD's still use (ahem: Open, Net),
> is even worse than SVN with zero protection
> at all in any component regarding this subject.
> It really time to migrate repo tech to year 2020.

Are you sure you are talking about plain text files?May I suggest get rid of the binary only part instead? I imagine how painful it is to do a 'git checkout' of many GiB of data. TeXLive is worth a few and is an eternity here.


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