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Bug#341976: apt-key add should allow to install from keyserver

Package: apt
Version: 0.6.43
Severity: wishlist

When using apt-key add, the help and manpage tell to provide a public key from
a file without rendering any information how to use gpg to extract it from the
keyserver. As the key-id is available from apt-get anyway, permitting the user
to ask apt-key to retrieve this key from a nearby keyserver directly and
prompting with fingerprint to add this would be much more convenient.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.13
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages apt depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.3.5-8.1  GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgcc1                       1:4.0.2-5  GCC support library
ii  libstdc++6                    4.0.2-5    The GNU Standard C++ Library v3

apt recommends no packages.

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