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Re: [RFC PATCH 0/2] Add named reference to latest push cert




On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 12:08 AM, Shikher Verma <root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
>
> I felt like I should introduce myself since this is my first patch on
> the git mailing list (or any mailing list actually) :D

Welcome to the list. :)

> I am Shikher[1], currently in my 4th year undergrad at IIT Kanpur.
> This summer I was lucky enough to intern at NYU Secure Systems Lab[2]
> mentored by Santiago. We looked into how signed pushes work and how
> we can use them to increase the security of git. We encountered a
> strange error in tests which resulted in a patch[3] and I wrote a
> python script to verify push certificates[4]. I was pretty surprised
> to not find any push certificate on the remote repo after I did a
> signed push, hence this RFC.
>
> Anyway this is my first time trying to contribute to a large OSS so
> forgive me if I make any noob mistakes.

Patches are very welcome. Everyone was a noob once, but that
changes quickly.

Thanks,
Stefan