[Rpm-maint] [PATCH 4/5] Extend header size to 64MB due to file signatures

Florian Festi ffesti at redhat.com
Wed Apr 27 09:50:54 UTC 2016

Well changing header size limit needs a bit more thought. The main
problem is that packages with bigger header will look broken on older
rpm versions and the usual way of dealing with this (adding rpmlib()
Requires) won't work it needs reading the header.

Also I wonder if we should increase the header size even more, to get
rid of this topic for a longer time. I thought about 256MB which gives a
4 times increase over the 16MB. I am kinda tempted to go even further.
Otoh the limit is there for a reason. And having rpm chew through one GB
of broken data doesn't sound like a pleasant experience.



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