[arch-general] Package signing
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Wed Apr 28 17:55:58 CEST 2010
On Wed, 2010-04-28 at 22:03 +0800, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-04-28 at 23:56 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> > On 28/04/10 23:52, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2010-04-28 at 23:39 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> > >> On 28/04/10 23:32, Aleksis Jauntēvs wrote:
> > >>> Hello,
> > >>>
> > >>> The idea is to implement package signing for Arch similar to rpm GPG package
> > >>> signing.
> > >>
> > >> Good to see someone interested in this.
> > >
> > > Yes, the monthly forum threads were a bit tiring.
> > >
> > > I wonder what the need would be like for testers. And what testers would
> > > actually do (try and break stuff?).
> > The need for testers usually occurs after implementation! :)
> Well, it does seem like a multi-part project, so I'm sure even before a
> total implementation there would be bits and pieces to test
> (functionality in pacman, for example, that nobody would use because the
> rest of the supporting cast isn't there yet).
I also like the idea of package signing for Arch. It would really be
great if someone could implement this. I would also update my system to
testing just because of this development, if a new pacman version
containing this feature would show up.
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