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Re: DM upload permissions in detail

Torsten Werner <twerner@debian.org> writes:

> Hi Arno,
> Am -10.01.-28163 20:59, schrieb Arno Töll:
> > Now, what's exactly meant by primary UID? The primary GPG UID? If
> > yes, am I right when I assume signing a package with a non-primary
> > GPG UID or even more with a sub key won't work to fulfill DM upload
> > rights?
> the first UID with an email address is used by dak. It can be changed
> manually if there is a good reason for such a change. Please file a
> bug report against ftp.debian.org if you need such a change.

Why is an additional reason needed? Why isn't it sufficient that the
person wants to sign with that UID?

Surely one of the main purposes of multiple UIDs on a key is to allow
different UIDs for different purposes, and the issue of when and why a
particular UID is used is solely the decision of the owner of the key.

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Ben Finney

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