Bug 60074 - RFE: "up2date --gpg-flags" command line option
Summary: RFE: "up2date --gpg-flags" command line option
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-02-19 18:38 UTC by Chip Turner
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-02-20 23:08:18 UTC
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Description Chip Turner 2002-02-19 18:38:37 UTC
In order to use gpg for keyring management of the up2date keyring, it is
necessary to have certain parameters on the gpg command line that only up2date
knows (such as location of gpg keyring).

Ideally, one could type:

gpg `up2date --gpg-flags` --list-keys
gpg `up2date --gpg-flags` --import < /foo/my/key.gpg


and be able to use gpg's normal keyring management.  In most cases, up2date
--gpg-flags would expand to:

--no-default-keyring --keyring /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date-keyring.gpg

etc etc.

Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2002-02-19 20:16:37 UTC
added in cvs

I'm not real sure I like this change. It's seems kind of "special-casey",
but what the heck.

Comment 2 Chip Turner 2002-02-20 23:08:13 UTC
cool, it works exactly like I need it.  thanks!

(do I close the bug out, or let you?)

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