Tool and Usage
Why this tool?
This tools allows you to store your secrets (such as keys or passwords) in the same repository as your code.
How it works
You define which files you want to have protected during the commit phase. These files will be automatically decrypted when checking out.
Usage and audience
git-crypt is commonly used for data encryption. Target users for this tool are developers.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 10 contributors
- + More than 3000 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
Git-crypt is known to work on Linux.
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