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Re: dpkg-buildpackage requires user's FULL key in "changelog" file

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> Jameson C. Burt <jameson@coost.com> wrote:
>> > When building a package with  dpkg-buildpackage, it reads
>> >   .../debian/changelog
>> > for a gpg/pgp key.
>> > I entered  
>> > -- Jameson C. Burt <jameson@coost.com> ...
>> > rather than
>> > -- Jameson C. Burt (from Bozeman, Montana, USA) <jameson@coost.com> ...
>> > Having not included my gpg comment  "(from Bozeman, Montana, USA)", 
>> > the key didn't match, so dpkg-buildpackage failed.
>> [...]
>> I've been hit by this myself, now I simply use -k8B8D7663. Be careful
>> to use _exactly_ the same Phrase in debian/changelog and
>> debian/control else your upload will be accepted as NMU.

> Why don't you just add another id to the key with whatever subset of
> your name you like to use in changelogs?

Stubborness. ;-) I like my ids the way they are, and don't want to
clutter my keyring with another id, therefore specifying -k is the
simplest way for me.
                    cu andreas

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