Re: [RFH] The need for signed packages and signed Releases (long, long)
On Tue, 12 Nov 2002, Oliver Kurth wrote:
> I am currently playing with debsigs. What is meant by 'type' for the --sign
> option? I tried 'foo' and 'deb', I get signatures into the deb as can be seen
> with ar tf, but debsig-verify says there are no signatures. The 'type'
> ends up in the filename of the signature.
Because debsigs creates debs in a non-standard way, and debsigs-verify uses
apt-inst, which doesn't handle non-standard deb formats.
This particular issue has already been discussed. both parts of this equation
are at fault, and will be fixed.