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Re: Call for tests: pkg_install-renovation

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 10:32:37PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 09:21:09PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > Digitally signed binary packages, IIRC, are no longer handled in
> > the same manner - perhaps you can describe how they are done now,
> > please?
> Sorry, yes. You prepare an OpenSSL certificate for it. pkg_install.conf
> points to the certificate used for validation (see pkg_add(8).
> pkg_admin sign-package is used to created them.

Ummm, right. Perhaps a bit more documentation on how to use
them would be in order?
> > Are there any other changes not mentioned here?
> As discussed, the pkg_view and linkfarm script are no longer installed.
> The @option preserve tag in PLISTs isn't supported.
> Conflicts in the PLIST are checked before and installation in refused if
> they happen. This depends on an up-to-date database (pkg_admin rebuild).

So now pkg_add/pkg_create relies on a valid and up-to-date binary database?


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