[pacman-dev] Adding an expiry time to repo databases

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Dec 13 11:39:30 UTC 2019

Hi all,

I have made a start at adding an expiry time to repo databases.   See
the three patches here:


My question is, what should we do once a database is determined to be
expired?  Follow the example of a bad signature, and refuse to load it
at all?  Just refuse to install anything from it, but still enable
searching etc?

Just deciding "bad repo, don't use" will be much easier to implement...



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