On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Jeff Johnson <n3npq at mac.com> wrote: > > On Feb 20, 2011, at 4:12 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote: > >> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 13:11, Jeff Johnson <n3npq at mac.com> wrote: >>> >> >>>> 3) experienced sysadmin diagnoses issue to the rpm level >>> >>> Whoa: leave rpm out of this risk analysis please. Its not >>> rpm, but rather yum, that routinely disables signature checking. >>> >> >> s/yum/people using yum/ >> >> if you don't mind :). >> > > I don't mind at all because I'm not tied to an EKG in an ICU using RHEL with yum. > > But I can show you the line of code -- that can only be changed by developers, > not "people" in the usual sense of the word -- hardwired in yum code. This could well be one of the 10 most interesting things I'll read in 2011. Please shed a little more light on (or, elucidate wrt if you prefer :), this issue.