[pacman-dev] repo-add -v

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Feb 8 05:16:24 UTC 2016

On 08/02/16 15:05, Johannes Ernst wrote:
> repo-add -v something.db.tar.xz
> (no packages to add) works without complaint. But then if I run it again, it says “bad signature”. This is quite befuddling.
> Suggestion: disallow the invocation above, on the grounds that -v is not a standalone verify operation (which I originally thought it was) but one that is supposed to verify the db before actually adding something.
> Or allow the invocation, and make it a standalone verification operation that does not change the tar file or the signature.

Can you please file a bug report?  This is not new to pacman-5.0, so is
not a target of current fixing.  Without a bug report it will get lost.


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