Red Hat Security Blog: August 2015 archives

  • Secure distribution of RPM packages

    This blog post looks at the final part of creating secure software: shipping it to users in a safe way. It explains how to use transport security and package signatures to achieve this goal. yum versus rpm There are two commonly used tools related to RPM package management, yum and rpm. (Recent Fedora versions have replaced yum with dnf, a rewrite with similar functionality.) The yum tool inspects package sources (repositories), downloads RPM packages, and makes sure that required dependencies...
    Posted 2015-08-19T18:08:11+00:00 - 1