[LEDE-DEV] automated signed firmware upgrades / hide a secret in image

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Sat Feb 25 07:53:27 PST 2017

Bastian Bittorf <bb at npl.de> wrote:
    > * Michael Richardson <mcr at sandelman.ca> [24.02.2017 19:00]:
    >> 2) call the first 16 bytes the build-identifier, base64 it. Or perhaps
    >> bubble-babble it, and show it to the user, etc. as the recognizable
    >> build name.

    > the 'bubble-babble' thing is really interesting:
    > http://bohwaz.net/archives/web/Bubble_Babble.html

    > We will discuss it...i think it is unneeded here, because it's
    > a mostly (if not full) automated way, but it can make sense for
    > other things - just wanted to underline it.

The point is to make it pronounceable to non-techies/less-techies who might
need to report this to someone.

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