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Re: binup project

On 2003.03.08 22:34:37 +0000, Colin Percival wrote:

>   My code cryptographically signs the updates; they can then be 
> distributed by whatever means is convenient (http, ftp, shortwave radio 
> broadcast...) although since the client code uses fetch(1) that imposes 
> some restrictions.  Doing things this way, in addition to eliminating 
> spoofing attacks, also makes it possible for the severely paranoid to 
> perform all secure operations on a system which is physically disconnected 
> from the Internet (and copy the update files to a webserver via sneakernet).
Ok, looking forward to seeing your next version.

Simon L. Nielsen

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