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

On Wed, 2006-08-02 at 18:31 +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> Is it really that hard to check a digital signature? I'd have thought
> there'd be APIs in Python/C/Mono that make this trivial by now. And that's
> all you have to do to protect against the "files are changed by evil
> people" case.

gpg has well documented exit codes which can be suitably used for this.
It's not high performance to invoke lots of sub-processes if you have a
lot of files you are verifying, but it get's the job done.

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