Re: Deskbar Applet, NewStuffManager, 2.16, Installing New Plug-Ins, AutoUpdate, etc.

On 7/31/06, Steve Frécinaux <nudrema gmail com> wrote:
Nigel Tao wrote:
>> > You mean running untrusted code from the Web?
>> Nigel said it would be possible to secure it a bit using GPG keys.
>> Maybe this kind of signing should be made a requirement.
> Well, should signing be necessary and/or sufficient, and who makes
> that decision?

I'm not really aware of the gpg stuff, but I've heard of debian
developpers signing packages this way, relying on the thrust level of
the key. Someone to confirm/say I'm a big liar ?

I assume you mean trust level, but yes, you are correct. It is called
Secure Apt and the details of it can be seen here:


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