[Rpm-maint] --resign fails?
skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Fri Dec 15 16:06:21 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 10:56 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> seth vidal (skvidal at linux.duke.edu) said:
> > > I'd say we could certainly build higher-level tools around signing &
> > > verification, but clarifying the CLI can't really hurt.
> > So then the question is - is it more productive to fix the cli that we
> > have or work on replacements that obsolete it, while at the same time
> > refining the language interface?
> Well, for something like signing or verification, all the guts of
> it are going to be in the lib anyway; so, <grand generalization from
> not investigating> it's just changing the printf() you have after you
> return from it.
That's fine - but then do we need to have a compiled tool to do that.
my stated and brazen agenda is to put more and more things into higher
level languages (python, ruby, perl, java, etc) above the rpm-lib so we
can gain contributors other than just C programmers. Myself included.
That's the whole point of the language bindings after all.
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