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Old 06-08-2011, 07:55 AM
Dan McGee
 
Default Do database signature checking at load time

On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 2:51 AM, Dan McGee <dan@archlinux.org> wrote:
> This is the ideal place to do it as all clients should be checking the
> return value and ensuring there are no errors. This is similar to
> pkg_load().
>
> We also add an additional step of validation after we download a new
> database; a subsequent '-y' operation can potentially invalidate the
> original check at registration time.

This patch does break the current implementation of sign001.py; we
will need to beef up the test system a bit more to support DB sigs in
addition to package ones.

-Dan
 

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