[pacman-dev] Package signing in pacman

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Tue May 17 07:06:33 EDT 2011

On 05/17/2011 11:57 AM, Dark Byte wrote:
> Hello dear pacman developer mailing list readers.
> Right now my favourite distribution for a lot of cases would be Arch, but i
> have concerns about security as there (right now) is no package signing
> mechanism established in pacman. I've been asking in the #archlinux IRC
> channel and goit pointed here. Could someone give me any further information
> about the ongoing process of implementing package signing mechanism in
> pacman? Thanks a lot.
> Yours sincerely,
> - Armin
It's a work in progress. It's not an easy task to implement the pkg 
signing infrastructure.
You could look at the devtools and pacman git repo and the wiki

Althought i don't know how up to date the pages are.

Jelle van der Waa

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