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Re: [Monotone-devel] commit ignores _MTN/options keydir

From: Zack Weinberg
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] commit ignores _MTN/options keydir
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 10:48:02 -0500

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 5:27 AM, Markus Schiltknecht <address@hidden> wrote:
>  Stephen Leake wrote:
>  > As I understand it, the public and private keys are stored in the
>  > database. So why do we also require a key directory?
>  According to NEWS, private keys aren't stored in the database anymore
>  since 0.24. So whenever you want to sign something, monotone needs to
>  lookup your key in the key_dir. IIRC.

Yep.  This is so it's safe to copy databases around by hand if you
want, you won't reveal anyone's private key.


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