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Re: Signing my package using pgp

On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 01:08:13PM +1300, Michael Beattie wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 10:54:31AM +1100, Anand Kumria wrote:
> > The restriction on additions I can understand by why the restriction on
> > updates?
> I may be wrong there, lets make it an AFAIK.
> > At least one problem I can see with that is that those who are migrating
> > over to GPG keys will send an update of the PGP key which is signed by
> > their new key. Having the chain of trust in the keyring would be helpful.
> I didnt think you could sign an RSA with a DSA. (that pgp would understand
> anyway..)

You can but PGP will complain about unsupported packet types. Eventually it
will corrupt your public keyring.  GPG will do the signing in both directions
without corrupting things.


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