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Re: Starting my new maintainer job

On 10034 March 1977, Yooseong Yang wrote:

> After I have read stuffs relating to NM process as a new AM, I am greek to use script keycheck.sh.
> I think the script needs the directory $home/debian. After an applicant upload his keyid to
> key server, I copy his public key into $home/debian as filename "nm.gpg", then run the script
> keycheck.sh?

No. It needs DESTDIR, wherever you point that too (Look in the script).
And then you invoke it with keycheck.sh KEYID and wait for the output.
rsync and gnupg should be installed on your machine of course :)

The script will then rsync the Debian Keyrings, fetch the NMs key from a
keyserver and list all sigs that are from people which have a key in the
Debian Keyring.
If you keep DELETE=no in the script it also compares with previous NMs
Gnupg also outputs "XXX Signatures not checked due to missing keys" if
there are signatures from other keys.
After that you get a "Key is ok" if its > Version 4 or a long warning if
its not.

BTW: Read the header of the script, its all there. :)

bye Joerg
<dloer> Joey was bist du eigentlich offiziell im debian projekt genau?

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