Bug 5597 - rpm is dislexic (confuses --nopgp with --nogpg
Summary: rpm is dislexic (confuses --nopgp with --nogpg
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeff Johnson
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-10-05 18:26 UTC by Everett Lipman
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-05 18:50:44 UTC


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Description Everett Lipman 1999-10-05 18:26:38 UTC
rpm --checksig --nopgp -vv netscape-navigator-4.7-1.i386.rpm

gives:

D: New Header signature
D: Signature size: 149
D: Signature pad : 3
D: sigsize         : 152
D: Header + Archive: 3215728
D: expected size   : 3215728
netscape-navigator-4.7-1.i386.rpm:
Header+Archive size OK: 3215728 bytes
MD5 sum OK: cbd99ddb48b79002178d716b579a0054
exec failed!
Could not run gpg.  Use --nogpg to skip GPG checks.

The suggestion actually works; --nogpg prevents the error.
What is GPG ???

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-05 18:49:59 UTC
Gnu Privacy Guard;
http://www.gnupg.org/

It's what the package is actually signed with...


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