[arch-general] Unofficial Repository Guidelines
bisson at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 21 02:14:27 EST 2012
[2012-11-20 23:07:28 -0800] Jesus Alvarez:
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 04:39:53PM +1100, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
> > Having your personal repository in open access is great!
> Does that mean not PGP signed?
No, it means making the repository publicly accessible, as opposed to
keeping it on a private server. This is independent from whether or not
you sign packages - which of course you should.
> > I would just additionally recommend putting a short banner at the root
> > of your repository to act both as a short howto and legal statement;
> > here is mine for instance:
> > http://arch.vesath.org/00.README.TXT
> I do this with an index.html file. For example,
> Is there some special meaning to 00.README.TXT? Does pacman pick that up
> and display it in the terminal?
No; it's just catchy. :)
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