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1GLEP: 59 1GLEP: 59
2Title: Manifest2 hash policies and security implications 2Title: Manifest2 hash policies and security implications
3Version: $Revision: 1.5 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.6 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2010/01/31 07:55:45 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2010/01/31 09:55:43 $
5Author: Robin Hugh Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>, 5Author: Robin Hugh Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>,
6Status: Draft 6Status: Draft
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Requires: 44 9Requires: 44
24========== 24==========
25This GLEP is being written as part of the work on signing the Portage 25This GLEP is being written as part of the work on signing the Portage
26tree, but is only tangentially related to the actual signing of 26tree, but is only tangentially related to the actual signing of
27Manifests. Checksums present one possible weak point in the overall 27Manifests. Checksums present one possible weak point in the overall
28security of the tree - and a comprehensive security plan is needed. 28security of the tree - and a comprehensive security plan is needed.
29
30This GLEP is not mandatory for the tree-signing specification, but
31instead aims to improve the security of the hashes used in Manifest2.
32As such, it is also able to stand on it's own.
29 33
30Specification 34Specification
31============= 35=============
32The bad news 36The bad news
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