[Dev] [RFC] [libretools] To --armor or --no-armor package signatures?

jc_gargma jc_gargma at iserlohn-fortress.net
Fri May 26 01:54:59 GMT 2017

> > Hi,
> > 
> > I was cleaning up some code in libretools, and I noticed that
> > librerelease passes --armor to GPG when creating package signatures.
> > This is at odds with `makepkg --sign` passing --no-armor to GPG.
> mmm which ones are lighter in bytes?  i think armored signatures are
> only useful for email transport?
Armored is also useful for posting on forums and other places where attaching 
of raw files is limited.

In regards to bytes, unarmored signatures are roughly 33% smaller.

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