[aur-general] TU without [community] maintaining?
flo at chaoflow.net
Wed Feb 3 13:57:50 EST 2010
On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 07:55:10PM +0100, Laszlo Papp wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 7:42 PM, Florian Friesdorf <flo at chaoflow.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 09:32:12PM +0300, Lex Rivera wrote:
> >> On 03/02/10 19:10, Florian Friesdorf wrote:
> >> >
> >> > What about a peer trust network? Publishing packages on the AUR would
> >> > involve giving an pgp public key. People sign their PKGBUILDs using
> >> > their private key. People can define trust relationships towards other
> >> > people ("I trust this person to write good PKGBUILDs" and "I trust this
> >> > person's trust in other's"). Being a TU would mean to be signed by the
> >> > TU-Authority (or whatever) and trusting the TU authority's trust would
> >> > mean you can install packages that are created by TU's.
> >> Peer trust network? Isn't that too hard for ordinary user? Download
> >> key, import it, set trust level... If there will be some list of
> >> "Checked Users" this will be easier and friendlier. But peer trust net
> >> is nice idea anyway.
> > yaourt could ship with the TU-Auth's public key and it's default
> > configuration could be to trust packages by people that are signed by
> > the TU-Auth.
> > key management should further be integrated into yoaurt (or the like)
> Yaourt is not supported officially, and it's buggy and abandoned
> program at this momment, and it has got a very bad design concept to
> parse URLs directly, so much people wouldn't like to use it ...
Well, what are people using to install packages from AUR?
Florian Friesdorf <flo at chaoflow.net>
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