Generate digest and signature seperately

Jerome Baum jerome at
Mon Jun 13 02:07:36 CEST 2011

>> In any case, what kind of database is this that it's too much of a
>> hassle to copy over? What size, etc.?

> Given this line from the original post, "developers for the Arch Linux
> distribution need a way to sign databases (lists of software packages)
> on the central repository (package server) without having to copy those
> repositories to their local computer and back" I'm guessing that it'd be
> at least 4-6Gb per architecture.

I wouldn't draw that conclusion and instead ask for more information.
"lists of software packages" is not the same as "software packages".

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