[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/2] support ALPM_SIG_USE_DEFAULT for file siglevels

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 31 07:35:20 EDT 2013

On 10/31/13 at 04:18pm, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 28/10/13 23:58, Andrew Gregory wrote:
> > This brings file siglevels in line with how db siglevels are handled.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Andrew Gregory <andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com>
> > ---
> > 
> > As an aside, why is alpm storing these values at all? They're only used by the
> > frontend.
> > 
> Continuing your aside...  aren't these stored in the backend so it can
> use them for signature verification?   Or am I not understanding your
> question.
> A

alpm never uses the localfilesiglevel or remotefilesiglevel options
directly.  It only stores them for pacman, which picks the appropriate
one and passes it to alpm_pkg_load in upgrade.c.  It seems like it
would make more sense to just store them in the frontend.


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