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Re: how to find out the sponsor of an upload?

Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> How can I find out who sponsored a particular upload? (I only need to do
> it by hand, not an automated lookup.)
> I expected that I could locate the upload announcement on
> debian-devel-changes, then verify the signature to get the key ID, and
> look that up. I got a key ID, but can't find out whose it is, suggesting
> it's not in the keyring... Now I'm confused.

the debian-keyring package has not been updated in more than 2 years. You
need to rsync the actual keyring from keyring.debian.org::keyrings if you
want to know who uploaded.

> It would be useful if this information was recorded somewhere,
> especially as dak has to verify the key on uploads anyway.

If you have a recent keyring, then who-uploads will show you that

> As an aside, db.debian.org only allows searching by whole fingerprint, not
> key ID.
> thanks
> Hamish


  Felipe Sateler

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