g-b-s patch: detached signature if package

Igor Peshansky pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Sat Jan 28 15:37:00 GMT 2006

On Sat, 28 Jan 2006, Igor Peshansky wrote:

> On Sat, 28 Jan 2006, Lapo Luchini wrote:
> > If signatures are wanted, it seems sensible to me to also create ones
> > for source and binary package, not only inside the source package
> > itself: more useful for the security-savvy end-user, while the latter
> > are more useful for the advanced user that want to re-compile the
> > package itself.
> First off, you're missing a ChangeLog.
> I have a comment on the patch itself -- I know that sigfile() checks that
> "$SIG eq 1" internally, but it would still be nice to wrap the calls to it
> in another check.  This is so I can later add a flag for signing without
> having to set environment variables.
> Also, I'm in the process of testing a new logging setup in the g-b-s.  I
> won't be able to apply your patch until that code stabilizes and is
> checked in.
> 	Igor

Oh, and thanks for the patch, of course!
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