Re: Request for Help: apt 0.6
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Martin Schulze <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005.02.14.1851 +0100]:
> > We need help by competent developers who work on apt 0.6 with the goal
> > to get it supported properly and eventually enter sid and sarge.
> Thank you, Joey!
> For the record, I am too strung up right now to be any use in
> coordinating this. However, I will help out.
> > - take into account that the archive key is rotated yearly
> Why? What argument is there against a per-release key, including
> keys for security, testing, unstable, and experimental? It would
> certainly make things a little easier...
You still need to deal with key revocation and a new key being needed,
anyway. Yearly changes will not make it more difficult, it will make sure
those codepaths are tested (and used at least once an year).
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