On 6/30/20 10:29 AM, Sid Spry wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2020, at 9:34 PM, Zac Medico wrote:
>> On 6/29/20 7:15 PM, Sid Spry wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 29, 2020, at 9:13 PM, Sid Spry wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I have some runnable pseudocode outlining a faster tree verification 
>>>> algorithm.
>>> Ah, right. It's worth noting that even faster than this algorithm is simply 
>>> verifying
>>> a .tar.xz. Is that totally off the table? I realize it doesn't fit every 
>>> usecase, but it
>>> seems to be faster in both sync and verification time.
>> We've already got support for that with sync-type = webrsync. However, I
>> imagine sync-type = git is even better. All of the types are covered here:
>> https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Portage_Security
> I'm being warned right now that webrsync-gpg is being deprecated; I've been 
> using
> it. It is, amazingly, faster than a typical rsync and may be faster than a 
> git pull though.

Yeah webrsync-gpg is deprecated but the replacement is sync-type =
webrsync and verification is enabled by default for that sync-type.

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