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Re: dpkg-buildpackage: pgp: Signature error

On Thu, 1 May 1997, joost witteveen wrote:

> Anyone knows why pgp suddenly looks for the root signature file?
> rulcmc:/home/joost/maintain/menu/menu-1.2$ echo $USER
> joost
> (..)
> Keyring file '/root/.pgp/secring.pgp' does not exist. 
> Signature error
> (..)
> rulcmc:/home/joost/maintain/menu/menu-1.2# echo $USER
> joost
> rulcmc:/home/joost/maintain/menu/menu-1.2# id
> uid=0(root) gid=0(root) groups=0(root)

pgp obviously doen't use $USER to determine the pgp-path. The thing
that worked for me (together with su) is to define the env-var
$PGPPATH for you user, being set to /home/joost/.pgp (or to wherever
your keyrings are).


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