jak is a tool for encrypting files. jak works extra well if used in a git repository.
jaks encryption works. But use is under your own responsibility. I would highly recommend you take the auto-commit hook on a dry run before actually relying on it.
pip install jak
cd ~/folderThatMayOrMayNotBeARepo jak start edit jakfile # add which files you want to have be encrypted. jak encrypt all # All files listen in the jakfile should now be encrypted.
We also made this video that might be helpful for running through a basic setup in a git repository.
Table of contents¶
jak works if you have a modern Python (2.7-3.6) installed on a *nix system.
Proposed future features and enhancements¶
- Make maintaining encrypted state of files optional
- Avoid polluting filesystems with .jak folders?
- Windows support
- Easier key rotation
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