yum-presto not on by default
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Sep 23 13:36:16 UTC 2009
On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> As I think may have been mentioned elsewhere, the *only* problem is that
> the rpm signatures must match and the signatures are over the
> *compressed* rpm.
> I would *love* to see deltarpm rebuilding uncompressed rpms, but that
> will require storing two signatures per rpm in the metadata (compressed
> and uncompressed sha256), and either modifying yum to check the
> appropriate one, or deltarpm to change the rpm's signature to the
> uncompressed one.
> I don't think we want to go down the road of having deltarpm-rebuilt
> rpms not having their signature checked at all.
I agree about having to deal with the signatures but as a minor mitigating
circumstance - we're going to be gpg signing the repomd.xml - which should
at least help you keep a safe infrastructure down to the deltarpm
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