On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 12:16:08PM +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote: > On Mon, 2002-07-15 at 11:45, Anthony Towns wrote: > > On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 02:28:54AM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote: > > > gnupg itself is not really a requirement for most users it is there more > > > because we developers need it for Debian itself. > > Is this where we invite people to trojan your Debian mirror, and > > demonstrate gpg's utility for the average Debian user, btw? > Sorry to jump in here, but gpg is *not* useful in terms of pkg > management for the average user as long as debs are not auto-checked on > install by dpkg. Auto-checking by dpkg is overrated. > (And this in turn, of course, is not going to happen > until a properly defined trust infrastructure is in place, probably with > a 'Debian master key' or something like that.) It's in beta, and there was a thread just a few days ago pointing you at the appropriate key and software to use. Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``If you don't do it now, you'll be one year older when you do.''
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