Re: pgp signing ...
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On Mon, Dec 14, 1998 at 12:56:10PM +0100, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> Hello, ...
> i became debian developper recently, and am using a pgp id in the form of my
> name, followed by my private email address.
> now i actually began to build packages, and i figured it would be best to put
> my debian email address in the maintainer field instead of my private one.
> so i did
> cd package-version
> and promptly i had a source package that i modified as needed.
> but then, when i tried to build the package with dpkg-buildpackage, pgp
> complained about not finding Sven LUTHER <firstname.lastname@example.org> which is normal
> since i used my private address when building my pgp secret key ...
> so now i have a few questions :
> * is there a dpkg-buildpackage option to give the pgp id to use ?
> * is it possible to change the pgp id in the keyring ?
> * or should i ask the pgp-stuff maintainer of debian to use a new pgp-id that i
> will generate in the form of Sven LUTHER <email@example.com>, to avaoid
> problems in the future ?
> Also is there somewhere a debian&pgp manual, howto or faq ?
> actually i think all this would easier if we had a program that did
> authentification that was special for debian, and that integrates with dpkg and
> friends better than that pgp does. also this would protect me from my
> governement who is considering me a dangerous terrorist because i used pgp to
> sign a debian package ...
> Sven LUTHER
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