ARIN RPKI TAL deployment issues

Anderson, Charles R cra at wpi.edu
Fri Sep 28 20:01:52 UTC 2018


On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 02:18:43PM -0700, Mark Milhollan wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2018, Job Snijders wrote:
> 
> >We really need to bring it back down to "apt install rpki-cache-validator"
> 
> You say this as if no packager has a way to display and perhaps require 
> approval of the license nor any way to fetch something remote as part of 
> the installation process, e.g., the Microsoft "freely" supplied TTF 
> files ...
>   [...]
> 
> I bet apt, dnf, pacman, pkg_add, yum, etc., do as well -- actually I 
> know some of those do.  Perhaps fetching as part of installing is less 
> desireable than already present at the outset, but it might appease ARIN 
> and be workable (or superior) for many.

rpm/yum/dnf do NOT have a way to allow the installation of packages to
interact with the user.  They specifically block this functionality
since it goes against their design of allowing non-interactive
installs.


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