[ITP] git-crypt 0.6.0

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sat Aug 10 22:40:00 GMT 2019

On 2019-08-09 19:48, Nick Nauwelaerts wrote:
> On Friday, August 9, 2019 08:15, Brian Inglis wrote: 
>> On 2019-08-08 22:17, Nick Nauwelaerts wrote:
>>> git-crypt is a git plugin that transparently handles encryption/decryption
>>> of files in combination with git. i've used it on and off again when i need
>>> to place sensitive info on a location that could be public (or as most ppl
>>> seem to use it: to save dotfiles on github without all your private stuff
>>> being world readable). i've been using it sporadicly in cygwin for 2 months
>>> as well without any issues.
>>> as such i made a cygport of it, but i'm not quite clear on how the process
>>> works to submit it.
>> See also:
>> https://cygwin.com/packaging-contributors-guide.html
>> https://cygwin.com/packaging-hint-files.html
>> https://cygwin.com/packaging-package-files.html
> i actually did go through all those to try and get everything right on the 
> first go, seems i missed some things :)
>> https://cygwin.com/package-server.html
> since this seemed to be such a simple package i must admit i did not set up
> a mirror, i did however follow 
> https://cygwin.com/packaging-contributors-guide.html (Installing your
> package for testing), extracting everything in my root dir as explained
> there. i assumed this would suffice since the package only contains 1 binary
> & 1 man page and no scripts or anything special that needs to be run.
>> https://cygwin.com/package-upload.html
> i figured if i made the cygport file and patches available you would import 
> them in a build system like suse's openbuild to verify that no shortcuts were
> taken or my system was otherwise not comparable to normal install. come to
> think of it, kinda like what is proposed here: 
> https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2019-08/msg00012.html :)
>> but ignore anything that does not jive with cygport doing most of the grunt
>> work
>> for you:
>> $ cygport package.cygport download all test upload announce
> since i didn't bother with requesting access upload of course fails, also 
> making announce irrelevant. i'll will send an email with a key in the
> requested mail format asap.
>> but you might want to run the latter two separately after manually installing
>> and using the packages under Cygwin on your system.
>>> cygport file & patches are here: https://github.com/inphobia/git-
>> crypt.cygport
>>> cygport file was written by me, windows patches came from the issue
>> tracker,
>>> a link to the original patch is included as a comment in each patch file.
>>> it completes all cygport steps (compile, package, etc, ...) just fine and the
>>> resulting package seems to be compliant.
>>> major distro references as requested for new packages:
>>> https://software.opensuse.org/package/git-crypt
>>> https://packages.debian.org/sid/git-crypt
>> You can also check package availability easily on https://pkgs.org/:
>> $ cygstart https://pkgs.org/download/git-crypt
>> shows Alt Linux, Arch Linux, Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD, OpenSuSE, Ubuntu.
>>> license: gpl v3
>>> tested on windows 10 x64 - 1903, cygwin 3.0.7
>> You also have to build on x86 and provide public links to the
>> package.cygport,
>> source package-ver-1-src.tar.xz, x86 and x86_64 binary package-ver-1.hint,
>> package-ver-1.tar.xz, x86 and x86_64 debuginfo package-debuginfo-ver-1.hint
>> and
>> package-debuginfo-ver-1.tar.xz files, from the build package-ver-1.arch/dist
>> subdirectories.
> uploaded them all here (x64 only):
> https://github.com/inphobia/git-crypt.cygport/releases/tag/0.6.0-1.beta
> because, for some reason the 32bit versions fails to build.
> the first try i didn't have the required packages:
> *** ERROR: Compiling this package requires i686-pc-cygwin binutils and gcc
> so i installed all cygwin32* packages. seems i also has some mingw64-i686 
> packages left over which i uninstalled so the wouldn't get in the way.
> and then my build broke with a missing ssl header for some reason:
> crypto-openssl-10.cpp:31:33: fatal error: openssl/opensslconf.h: No such file or directory
>  #include <openssl/opensslconf.h>
> am i missing something obvious here like the i686 toolchain having different
> include paths or compiler arguments? or does openssl actually have different
> headers depending on arch, which is what quite a lot of google answers seem
> to point to.
Download setup-x86 and set up a Cygwin 32 install parallel to your Cygwin 64
install, install base, cygport, and dependencies, open a Cygwin 32 mintty
window, running Cygwin 32 bash, cd to your git-crypt.cygport dir, and rerun your
cygport download all test.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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