Re: [Rd] RPM Key in Readme file

From: Joe W. Byers <ecjbosu_at_aol.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 22:51:15 -0500

Marc Schwartz wrote:

> On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 22:35 -0500, Joe W. Byers wrote:
>   
>> Marc Schwartz wrote: 
>>     

>>> 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@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
>>>
>>>

>>>
>>>
>> I just used the search engine with HMDC and 99B. I also went to the >> full list and looked by date as well as the two searches. I could >> have just completely missed it. I think I searched linux as well. >> >> I did not turn verbose on though. >> >> Sorry about this. >> >> Joe >> > > You cannot search using just part of the Key ID. Also, if you want to > search on the Key ID, which is of course a hex number, you need to > prefix it with '0x'. So: > > http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?search=0x99B62126&op=index > > Public Key Server -- Index ``0x99B62126 '' > Type bits /keyID Date User ID > pub 1024D/99B62126 2004/11/18 HMDC Linux Support <linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu> > > > You can however search using part of the User ID: > > http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?search=HMDC&op=index > > Public Key Server -- Index ``HMDC '' > Type bits /keyID Date User ID > pub 1024D/99B62126 2004/11/18 HMDC Linux Support <linux_support_at_latte.harvard.edu> > > > HTH, > > Marc > > > Thank you very much, I just need to import it later this week.

Joe

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