Official package mirror usage

Nico R. n-roeser at gmx.net
Tue Sep 7 01:36:49 PDT 2004


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Jeremy Utley wrote:
[...]
> It's really hard to tell, honestly.  A lot of the LFS "regulars" keep
> their own archives of packages locally (I know I do), and others will
> always prefer to get them directly from the official repositories (I
> always hated this).

Packagers should sign their packages with OpenPGP (GnuPG, PGP). Then
more people would use the mirrors and only get the small signature
files from the official repositories.
- -- 
Nico
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