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Re: keyserver for debian keys at keyring.debian.org

On Sat, Jul 29, 2000 at 07:17:51AM -0300, Henrique M Holschuh wrote:
>On Sat, 29 Jul 2000, Brendan O'Dea wrote:
>> A public keyserver is now available at keyring.debian.org to provide
>> access to Debian GPG and PGP keys.
>Is this keyserver synced to the usual keyserver network? (i.e.: will
>updating a key on Debian's keyserver send the update also to the keyserver
>network?  Does it try to update its own keys from the keyserver network
>(without adding any new keys) every once in a while?)

Neither at present, although forwarding a copy to the keyserver network
would certainly be possible.

>PS: I went to http://keyring.debian.org:80/ to see if any other
>documentantion was available, but got an Apache placeholder message instead.

That placeholder was auric's homepage and is now gone, although the
replacement is not a great deal more informative :-)

>Maybe I'm being too hasty? :-)

Given that you can lookup developers keys via other means (finger or
http to db.debian.org), no web page for the keyserver is planned at this

Brendan O'Dea                                        bod@compusol.com.au
Compusol Pty. Limited                  (NSW, Australia)  +61 2 9809 0133

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