RPM roadmapping

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Aug 7 16:21:22 UTC 2007

Toshio Kuratomi (a.badger at gmail.com) said: 
> One way this could be done is to only gpg sign the rpm metadata.  Where
> metadata includes md5/sha sums of the files and the
> ownership/permissions of the files.
> Then rpm could have a switch to allow certain file types to be missing
> from the archive (%lang, %doc).

Owwww.... that would seriously bloat the metadata. Not sure how much
you'd save if filelists suddenly becomes 100M.


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