[pacman-dev] gnupg package signing

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 00:52:57 EST 2009

On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 11:50 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Dan McGee wrote:
>> <snip>
>> So some of the next steps:
>> * Get consensus on whether the script side of the signing stuff is in
>> a good enough state. This is basically the first 5 patches on my 'gpg'
>> branch. Does anyone want to raise any objections, suggestions, or have
>> comments?
> I had a good look at the makepkg/repo-add patches today and I think it is
> "in a good enough state".  Despite having no idea what I am doing with gpg,
> I took them for a quick spin and they appear to do what is intended.
> My only comment is minor.  In:
> makepkg: allow signatures to work with split packages
> http://code.toofishes.net/cgit/dan/pacman.git/commit/?h=gpg&id=12ccd781
> this naming seems strange:
> local pkg_file="$PKGDEST/${nameofpkg}-${pkgver}-${pkgrel}-${PKGARCH}${EXT}"
> + local
> zip_file="$PKGDEST/${nameofpkg}-${pkgver}-${pkgrel}-${PKGARCH}${PKGEXT}"
> zip_file is actually the package file and pkg_file is the uncompressed
> package file.  So how about changing these to tar_file and pkg_file
> respectively?

I have no objection to that; I'll make the adjustment locally at some
point here.


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