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Bug#980743: release-notes: bullseye is the final release to ship apt-key

On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 04:51:36PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:17:48AM +0100, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> > A replacement for apt-key list to investigate the keyring is planned,
> > but work has not started yet.
> > 
> It feels premature to talk about removing apt-key until that is available?

No, the target audience is people who script apt-key or use apt-key add,
not the people who use apt-key list, which is for interactive use only,
and is the thing that will be preserved in some form, but maybe nicer.

Given that scripts can't use apt-key list, we can introduce a new
command at a later point that conveys similar information or better but
there's no incentive not to tell people that their scripts will break
next release. Muscle memory I don't care about that much :)

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