Re: [Rd] RPM Key in Readme file

From: Marc Schwartz <marc_schwartz_at_comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 22:29:58 -0500

On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 22:04 -0500, Joe W. Byers wrote:
> The readme file on the cran website for linux EL5 contains the following
> RPMS for Red Hat Enterprise Linux created by Bob Kinney
> <rhel_cran_at_hmdc.harvard.edu>. The RPMS are signed with the following
> key available from pgp.mit.edu
>
> Type bits /keyID Date User ID
> pub 1024D/99B62126 2004/11/18 HMDC Linux Support
> <linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu>
>
> I went ot pgp.mit.edu and could not find the key.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Have a Happy Halloween all.
>
> Joe

Joe,

How did you search?

Using gpg:

$ gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --search-keys "linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu"
gpg: searching for "linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu" from hkp server pgp.mit.edu

(1)     HMDC Linux Support <linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu>
          1024 bit DSA key 99B62126, created: 2004-11-18
Enter number(s), N)ext, or Q)uit > 1
gpg: requesting key 99B62126 from hkp server pgp.mit.edu gpg: key 99B62126: public key "HMDC Linux Support <linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu>" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: imported: 1

Using the web site with the e-mail address as the search string:

http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?search=linux_support%40latte.harvard.edu&op=vindex&fingerprint=on

Public Key Server -- Verbose Index ``linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu '' Type bits /keyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/99B62126 2004/11/18 HMDC Linux Support <linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu>

     Key fingerprint = 352A C4ED 6B3C C121 53FA  61AE C8E0 D236 99B6 2126
sig        99B62126             HMDC Linux Support <linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu>


HTH, Marc Schwartz



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