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Bug#451328: 'apt-key add' doesn't ignore time conflicts, although update does

Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:

> Package: apt
> Version: 0.7.6
> Severity: normal
> apt-key uses --ignore-time-conflict in 'apt-key update', but not in
> 'apt-key add'. This is annoying because it means that if the system
> clock is skewed backwards before the key's creation time then telling
> d-i to use a custom signed repository doesn't work. Do you think apt-key
> could be consistent here and use --ignore-time-conflict for add as well?

Yes. I see no problem in doing it. It does looks logical to me as it's
already done on apt-key update.

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