Filesize in Portfiles (was Re:  trunk/dports/sysutils/rpm/Portfile)
n3npq at mac.com
Wed Mar 9 12:46:51 PST 2011
On Mar 9, 2011, at 3:39 PM, Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2011, at 12:35 PM, Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
>> A fall-back in case the distfile cannot be obtained by a different [untrusted] source? Please correct me if I'm wrong there...
This is what I was referring to as a "mirror of last resort" (for downloading).
Good. All "distfiles" build elements are in one location, and so all integrity/security metadata
could be automated without too mach pain.
Whether a service for digests/signatures is worth the effort is a different question.
73 de Jeff
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