[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/3] pacman: Add --verifylvl option

Pang Yan Han pangyanhan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 19:10:18 EDT 2011

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 12:58 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 11:15 PM, Pang Yan Han <pangyanhan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > The --verifylvl option allows the user to change pacman's signature
> > verification level. It can take in one of "always", "optional", "never",
> or
> > their capitalized counterparts.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Pang Yan Han <pangyanhan at gmail.com>
> > ---
> Now that we have SigLevel fully implemented, do we want/need something
> like this for a command line override? Perhaps most useful on a -U
> <file> or -U <url> operation [1].

Hi, yes definitely! But I see that the sig levels are split
into package and database levels now.

> -Dan
> [1] Alternatively, do we want/need more granularity on SigLevel? Just
> as we have an override on a per-database level, it might be wise to
> have a 'UpgradeSigLevel' top-level option that would default to the
> global SigLevel setting but could be tweaked to take effect only for
> -U operations.

Personally, I think that the current sig levels are
quite fine grained. Just curious, why only for -U?


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