Bug 904657 - "repo" command does not allow to specify gpg key location
"repo" command does not allow to specify gpg key location
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pykickstart (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-01-26 16:03 EST by Marek Marczykowski
Modified: 2014-02-05 13:32 EST (History)
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Proposed patch to add "--gpgkey" option. (1.38 KB, patch)
2013-01-26 16:03 EST, Marek Marczykowski
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Description Marek Marczykowski 2013-01-26 16:03:06 EST
Created attachment 688167 [details]
Proposed patch to add "--gpgkey" option.

Description of problem:
There is no way to specify key for package verification when using "repo" command, especially for network repositories (much smaller problem for local files).
In standard installation .repo files can be used to provide such information (instead of repo command), but in pungi AFAIK there is no other way to provide it, which basically results in installation images composed from unverified packages.

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See #904654

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Can be solved by adding "--gpgkey" option to "repo" command. Proposed patch attached.
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2013-05-24 16:12:06 EDT
For your patch, you would need to create a whole new version of the repo syntax.  You can't just add it to F15, because F15 when released did not support this option.  I can pretty quickly make that change, though.

Secondly, have you talked to the pungi guys beyond just the bug report?  Is there any indication they will add the gpg checking once pykickstart supports supplying it?
Comment 2 Brian Lane 2013-05-24 17:08:48 EDT
In addition to a location to get the gpg key from it would be a good idea to pass a gpg fingerprint in the kickstart so that it can verify that the key it fetches in the one it expects.
Comment 3 Marek Marczykowski 2013-06-16 08:29:18 EDT
I haven't contacted pungi guys in any other means than linked bugreport. Regarding fingerprint - I prefer to provide local (file://) URI, in which case fingerprint doesn't have any added value. But of course for network URIs this could be useful.

Unfortunately I'm quite busy those days and will not be able to provide next version of the patch for a few weeks, nor any other work on this subject...
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