Draft Proposal: Spin Submission and Approval Process

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Wed Mar 5 03:04:27 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 16:47 -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 12:45 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > Correct me if I'm wrong, but any sort of checksum comparison between
> > multiple locally built images wouldn't work as a baseline verifier of
> > which repository a spin was built from would it?  If 4 different
> > people took the kickstart and rebuilt it using the livecd tools on
> > different machines at different times, using packages from the fedora
> > repository..they wouldn't end up with images with the same checksums
> > right?
> I think we'd have to do some verification of the content within the
> image, not the image itself.

Correct.  Between timestamps, squashfs comperession and other fun, the
image itself would differ


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