[Dev] [PATCH] libretools: fix i686 gpg signature failures

Luke Shumaker lukeshu at lukeshu.com
Wed Mar 21 21:35:52 GMT 2018

On Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:27:01 -0400,
bill-auger wrote:
> i dont doubt that is correct information but that policy sounds backward
> - the very idea of an "over-ride" is that special things are able to
> specialize over the generalities of more general things when necessary -
> not merely *allowed* to be special in cases where nothing else actively
> casts it into conformity
> it is like *allowing* OOP subclasses to specialize only if the
> superclass is abstract (and so they must specialize) - but if ever at
> some later time the superclass is made concrete, then forcefully
> reducing all dogs, cats, and mice into nothing more than generic
> "animals", stripping them of their peculiar characters
> sorry kitty, you will never "meow" again! - per orders from the big guy
> upstairs - you will henceforth be known as 'Mammal[42]'
> sry i had to mention that - it just stokes my philosophical fur the
> wrong way - id be interested to hear why anyone though this was a
> reasonable policy

ALARM and archlinux32 shouldn't be modifying arch=(any) packages, just
rebuilding them (because they rebuild *everything*, instead of
importing pre-built packages from Arch like we do).

The reason this matters is because makepkg doesn't do reproducible
builds (yet), and so package signatures don't match, even if no
changes were made.

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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