Bug 60074 - RFE: "up2date --gpg-flags" command line option
RFE: "up2date --gpg-flags" command line option
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-02-19 13:38 EST by Chip Turner
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:55 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-02-20 18:08:18 EST
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Description Chip Turner 2002-02-19 13:38:37 EST
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

etc

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 15:16:37 EST
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 18:08:13 EST
cool, it works exactly like I need it.  thanks!

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


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