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Re: [Debienna] Ideen für Dotfile-management

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  • From: Klaus Ita <klaus AT>
  • To: debienna AT
  • Subject: Re: [Debienna] Ideen für Dotfile-management
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2020 16:53:52 +0200
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Yadm, afaik, has encryption, but I would still not use that with a public repo.

For passwords, I currently use gopass, it should be possible to combine those.

But then, I am ok with *some* manual work when I spin up a new laptop. No need to really be fully automated.

On Sun, May 31, 2020, 21:33 Al T <al.t AT> wrote:
>On Fri, May 29, 2020, 18:47 Al T <al.t AT> wrote:
>> Wie macht ihr eigentlich Euer Dotfile-management?
>> * yadm (bare git repo, nur ein repo möglich, erlaubt Teile zu
>> verschlüsseln, git-integration), siehe
On Sun, 2020-05-31 (w22) 21:11:59, Klaus Ita wrote:
>Yadm is just great!

Yes, yadm is awesome, very easy to use and has some great features
(templates, os-dependent files linking, ...).  But it has some
drawbacks.  AFAIK it only supports a single repository.   But when I'm
using multiple machines and some of them are untrusted (so others have
access to my files), I don't want all my sensitive eggs (so everything,
which has to do with access management, e.g. ~/.netrc) in that one
basket - regardless on the ability to have those files encrypted.

I'm aware that this is a design choice, which makes sense in some cases,
but IMHO not in all of them.

Now I'm using yadm for dotfile-managemet on computers where I'm the only
user, but only for dotfiles without really sensitive information.

How do you do it?

Best wishes,



*Al T* <al.t AT>
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