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task #14614: [octave forge] provide more secure package download

Submitter:  Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Submitted:  Sun 27 Aug 2017 03:56:19 PM UTC
 
Should Start On:  Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  octave-forge Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Fixed Release:  None
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Sun 27 Aug 2017 03:56:19 PM UTC, original submission:  

This is not yet well thought through.

We should think about a more secure package download, maybe a package signing mechanism. Currently, if packages are downloaded from Sourceforge, https:// is used. But 'pkg install -forge' uses an Octave server for redirection, thereby only using http://.

Olaf Till <i7tiol>
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