Bug 23612 - PGP support in RPM documentation
PGP support in RPM documentation
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 21289
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-01-08 15:05 EST by Piet E Barber
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-08 15:06:01 EST
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Description Piet E Barber 2001-01-08 15:05:37 EST
The RPM manpage says that PGP is currently the only one supported. 

"In order to use the signature feature RPM must be configured to run PGP
[or GPG], and it must be able to find a public key ring with RPM public
keys in it. 

_pgp_path is llisted
but through my testing, _gpg_path also works. 

_signature states that "The Signature type.  Right now only pgp is
My testing indicated that gpg in that field works fine. 

_pgp_name the name of the "User" whose key you wish to sign your packages. 
Through my testing, i discovered that the 'pgp_name' had to exactly match
the name of the UserID in my gpg public key.  You might want to mention
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-01-09 09:51:29 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 21289 ***

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