[packagekit] Res: One click install support in PackageKit

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Mon Mar 30 07:07:17 PDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 8:42 AM, Debayan Banerjee <debayanin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> So perhaps your idea is "add a notion of a metarepository which
>>> refers to other repositories".
>> "Add a notion of a *trusted* meta-repository that refers to other repositories"
> So, for instance, lwn.net might offer such a service to its subscribers.

I think doing it on a package-by-package basis is too fragile,
though.  Any such transitive trust scheme should probably
be done at the repository level rather than the package
level.  e.g. lwn.net could offer a list of trusted repositories.

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