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Re: [tor-talk] automatic Tor browser updates

On 02/14/2016 01:16 AM, Ken Cline wrote:
>> On 13 Feb 2016, at 10:33 PM, Mirimir <mirimir@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I can't say that I trust the MAR update protocol as much as 
>> checking GPG signatures.
> In practice, the OpenPGP format used by GPG is unsatisfactory for
> automatic software updates.  GPG does not provide a library for
> creating or reading this format, so you'd have to run the signature
> checking in a child process, along with gpg-agent, intrusive keyring
> management, and quirky behavior across operating systems.  More
> trouble than it is worth!

Well, apt seems to handle GnuPG signatures quite transparently. But yes,
then there are Windows and iOS.

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