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    SubjectRe: [git patches] libata updates, GPG signed (but see admin notes)
    > 
    > The main worry is Linus ($human_who_pulls) gets
    > cryptographically-verified data at the time he pulls. Once Linus
    > republishes his tree (git push), there will be few, if any, wanting to
    > verify Jeff Garzik's signature.
    >
    > So no, I don't see that as a _driving_ need in the kernel's case.
    >
    > And IMO the kernel will be a mix of signed and unsigned content for a
    > while, possibly forever.
    >

    I think the desire is to be able to deconstruct things if things were to
    go wrong.

    -hpa

    --
    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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