Problem with latest Samba 2.2.7a PGP signed files

Herb Lewis herb at
Wed Dec 11 21:27:00 GMT 2002

This renaming was to work around a browser problem where browsers
would think any file with a .gz anywhere in the path was a 
gzipped file.

When the filenames differ use

gpg --verify samba-2.2.7a_tar_gz.asc samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz 

David Lechnyr wrote:
> It's probably worth noting that your PGP signature for new Samba 2.2.7a *FAILS* verification (on both bzip2 and gzip'd files). The problem is not in the signature itself, but the filename:
>         $ wget
>         $ wget
>         $ gpg --verify samba-2.2.7a_tar_gz.asc
>         gpg: no signed data
>         gpg: can't hash datafile: file open error
> However:
>         $ mv samba-2.2.7a_tar_gz.asc samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz.asc
>         $ gpg --verify samba-2.2.7a.tar.gz.asc
>         gpg: Signature made Wed Dec 11 07:38:39 2002 PST using DSA key ID 2F87AF6F
>         gpg: Good signature from "Samba Distribution Verification Key <samba-bugs at>"
> This was tested using GnuPG 1.2.1 on bash 2.05a.
> Regards,
> - David Lechnyr

Herb Lewis                               Silicon Graphics 
Networking Engineer                      1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy MS-510
Strategic Software Organization          Mountain View, CA  94043-1351
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