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Re: APT public key updates?

On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 01:22:50AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:

> [Michael Vogt]
> > Sorry for the delay. I'm preparing a new upload that adds the 2006
> > archive key to the default keyring. 

> Sounds good.  Will this automatically take care of the key update and
> make sure no manual intervention is needed to get packages upgraded?

> Isn't Ubuntu using the signed apt stuff?  How are they handling the
> new archive keys?

AIUI, Ubuntu isn't rotating their archive keys -- something else that their
centralized model more readily affords them.

I think they still have the same problem we do regarding how to cope with a
key compromise & revocation, though.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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