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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] .travis.yml: Disable IRC build status update
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] .travis.yml: Disable IRC build status updates from forks
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:35:08 -0400
On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 7:58 AM, Alex Bennée <address@hidden> wrote:
>> +# The channel name "irc.oftc.net#qemu" is encrypted against qemu/qemu
>> +# to prevent IRC notifications from forks. This was created using:
>> +# $ travis encrypt -r "qemu/qemu" "irc.oftc.net#qemu"
> Interesting. I didn't realise anyone outside the repository can still
> create encrypted strings. I guess there is a repository secret that we
> never see.
Yes, there is a per-repo private key which is not disclosed to anyone
and is used to decrypt this string. You can only have access to the
public key of the repo to create the encrypted string as above.