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Re: Debian GPG Key maintainence?

On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 07:56:31PM +0000, Steve Kemp <debian-devel@steve.org.uk> was heard to say:
>   Recently I became a member of the Debian project, with
>  a particular email address - one that I've been exclusively
>  using since around 1996.
>   Due to a variety of circumstances I've now stopped using
>  that - although I can still read the mail delivered there.

  You might want to use your @debian.org address for Debian activities.
You can configure it via db.debian.org to forward to your new address,
and if your address changes again in the future, just change the

>   What's the best way to start using the new address with
>  my Debian duties?  Presumably I should create a new key
>  and sign it with the old one.
>   If that's uploaded to keyservers is that sufficient, or
>  do I need my keyring entry updated?  Something that seems
>  to take "a while".

  I believe you can just add identities with gpg --edit-key.  My gpg key
existed before my debian.org address, but as you can see both my current
address and my previous (now nonfunctional) one are included on the key:

torrent:~> gpg -v --list-keys CEE44978
pub  1024D/CEE44978 1998-09-19 Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org>
sig 3       CEE44978 2001-02-10   Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org>
uid                            Daniel Burrows <Daniel_Burrows@brown.edu>
sig         CEE44978 1998-09-19   Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org>
sig         FE61E079 2000-08-21   Douglas Bates <bates@stat.wisc.edu>
sub  2048g/311828CF 1998-09-19
sig         CEE44978 1998-09-19   Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org>

  It's been a while since I did that, so I don't remember the exact

  You also should re-upload all your packages with whatever new
address you use, so systems like bugs.debian.org know about the address


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