[pacman-dev] [arch-general] Package signing

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu May 6 01:04:36 CEST 2010

On 06/05/10 03:38, Linas wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> The first method is what is currently used on the gpg patches that are
>> available.  The signature is made in a separate file and then is
>> inserted in the repo db when the package is added.
> I would prefer having the signature along the package. Maybe as a tar
> extended header.
> This way you can't lose the detached signature (it also means that you
> need to download twice as much files).

But you do not need to...  you download the repo db (which contains the 
signature) and the package.  Same as always.

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