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Re: [PATCH 0/4] Expose gpgsig in pretty-print

On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:07:03AM -0500, John Passaro wrote:

> Then I might rename the other new placeholders too:
> %Gs: signed commit signature (blank when unsigned)
> %Gp: signed commit payload (i.e. in practice minus the gpgsig header;
> also blank when unsigned as well)

One complication: the pretty-printing code sees the commit data in the
i18n.logOutputEncoding charset (utf8 by default). But the signature will
be over the raw commit data. That's also utf8 by default, but there may
be an encoding header indicating that it's something else. In that case,
you couldn't actually verify the signature from the "%Gs%Gp" pair.

I don't think that's insurmountable in the code. You'll have to jump
through a few hoops to make sure you have the _original_ payload, but we
obviously do have that data. However, it does feel a little weird to
include content from a different encoding in the middle of the log
output stream which claims to be i18n.logOutputEncoding.