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Bug#860571: marked as done (release-notes: clarify and document GnuPG transition for stretch)

Your message dated Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:34:00 +0000
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and subject line Re: Bug#860571: [PATCH] Clarify and document GnuPG transition
has caused the Debian Bug report #860571,
regarding release-notes: clarify and document GnuPG transition for stretch
to be marked as done.

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--- Begin Message ---
Package: release-notes
Severity: normal
Tags: patch
Control: affects -1 src:gnupg2

The GnuPG transition from jessie to stretch is a significant change.
We should document it in the release notes.

Attached is a proposed patch.



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>From a743629071b6d138df19fef102a4b7c09b20fa81 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:07:53 -0400
Subject: [PATCH] Clarify and document GnuPG transition

 en/whats-new.dbk | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/en/whats-new.dbk b/en/whats-new.dbk
index 0d6dcb7d..e91aad00 100644
--- a/en/whats-new.dbk
+++ b/en/whats-new.dbk
@@ -276,8 +276,8 @@ Among many others, this release also includes the following software updates:
       <row id="new-gnupg">
-	<entry>Gnupg<indexterm><primary>Gnupg</primary></indexterm></entry>
-	<entry>2.0</entry>
+	<entry>GnuPG<indexterm><primary>GnuPG</primary></indexterm></entry>
+	<entry>1.4</entry>
       <row id="new-inkscape">
@@ -471,6 +471,24 @@ so are still included there.
+<section id="modern-gnupg">
+  <title>Move to "Modern" GnuPG</title>
+  <para>
+    The stretch release is the first version of Debian to feature the
+    "Modern" branch of GnuPG in the <systemitem
+    role="package">gnupg</systemitem> package.  This brings with it
+    elliptic curve cryptography, better defaults, a more modular
+    architecture, and improved smartcard support.  The modern branch
+    also explicitly does not support some older, known-broken formats
+    (like PGPv3).
+  </para>
+  <para>
+    We will continue to supply the "classic" branch of GnuPG as
+    <systemitem role="package">gnupg1</systemitem> for people who need
+    it, but it is now deprecated.
+  </para>
 <section id="debug-archive">
   <!-- jessie to stretch -->
   <title>A new archive for debug symbols</title>

--- End Message ---
--- Begin Message ---
Daniel Kahn Gillmor:
> This includes the suggestion from Joost van Baal-Ilić to point to
> README.Debian.
> ---
>  en/whats-new.dbk | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> [...]

Applied, thanks.


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