Re: new developers wait for GNUPG (was: PAM still a goal for slink)
Some time around Thu, 03 Sep 1998 11:38:00 +0200,
> On Wed, 2 Sep 1998 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Anyway, most (all?) of the code that must be changed to handle GPG is in t
> > "dpgk-dev" package; it should be fairly simple to find out where it
> > currently invokes PGP. Probably the correct thing to do would be to use GP
> > by default if it is available, and fall back to PGP when it isn't (or when
> > an override flag is given).
> >From man 1 dpkg-source:
> When dpkg-buildpackage needs to execute PGP to sign
> a source control (.dsc) file or a .changes file it
> will run pgp-command (searching the PATH if neces
> sary) instead of pgp. pgp-command will get all the
> arguments that pgp would have done. pgp-command
> should not contain spaces or any other shell
> Maybe this is enough for now to be able to use gpg?
No, because gpg has different API from gpg. Still, modifying dpkg to support
gpg should not be hard at all.
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Igor Grobman email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org