Bug 1293882 - Feature request: make clear RPM to trigger key import is signed
Feature request: make clear RPM to trigger key import is signed
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-12-23 06:02 EST by Matthew Cline
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:20 EST (History)
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Description Matthew Cline 2015-12-23 06:02:10 EST
When importing a GPG key, dnf gives output like this:

warning: /var/lib/dnf/system-upgrade/libnm-qt- Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID 34ec9cba: NOKEY
Importing GPG key 0x34EC9CBA:
 Userid     : "Fedora (23) <fedora-23-primary@fedoraproject.org>"
 Fingerprint: EF45 5106 80FB 0232 6B04 5AFB 3247 4CF8 34EC 9CBA
 From       : /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-23-x86_64
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Key imported successfully

At first glance this makes it seem that the package libnm-qt- isn't signed, and that the key import is unrelated.  I see two ways to make this clearer:

1) Keep the current messages as they are, bu after "key imported successfully" add a line like "signature of libnm-qt- verified".

2) Change "NOKEY" to something like "key not in keyring".

As an example of the confusion this can cause, see bug 1286652 (this also confused me until I read the comment by Rex Dieter).
Comment 1 Honza Silhan 2015-12-23 07:30:06 EST
Hi Matthew, thanks for suggestions, we can do that.
Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-07-08 05:35:10 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 4 Jaroslav Mracek 2016-11-30 04:43:33 EST
The information "key ID 34ec9cba: NOKEY " is raised from rpm. Please can you change the information for something better on rpm level?
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