[arch-releng] [PATCH] Initialize pacman keyring on bootup

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Jun 24 17:24:44 EDT 2012

Am 24.06.2012 22:58, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
> On 06/24/2012 06:18 AM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> Am 24.06.2012 01:22, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>>> looks good, your git repo URL?
>> I pushed it into a staging branch on github:
>> https://github.com/pierres/archiso/tree/staging This already includes th
>> discussed changes.
> For now, I added to master branch these commits:
>       Set UTC as default timezone
>       Use mirror_status to rank mirrors
>       Use pci.ids from the root image instead of downloading it every time
>       Fix creation of [core] repository
>       Use a default pacman.conf to build releng images
>       Use the host's package cache
> Skipped (for this moment):
> * Add arch-install-scripts
> what about adding these script via one package on repos, instead of
> merge with archiso?

Yes, this was nto meant for merging. The idea is to have this as its
own package. Just put it there to create an iso more esily.

> * Use pacman-key snapshot
> looks good for a staging git repo only.

We need to wait for a new pacman here.

> * Remove aif
> looks like Dieter is a bit busy in these days, there are some pending
> patches for AIF, but I want to get at least one feedback from him.

This also was just for building a testing iso. Those files I removed
should be moved to the aif package though.

> * Initialize pacman keyring on bootup
> what about leaving pacman-key --init to the user or install script
> instead of doing things automatically?

What is the downside of doing it automatically here? Everybody will
have to do it manually otherwise. You wont only need this to install a
system but also to use pacman within your live environment.



Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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