Problem with latest Samba 2.2.7a PGP signed files

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Thu Dec 12 16:35:00 GMT 2002

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On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, David Lechnyr wrote:

> While convenient for web browsers, it's not exactly backwards-compatible
> for both GPG and the average sysadmin who's probably struggling with
> verifying PGP signatures for the first time.  It's not Samba's fault;
> GPG just isn't very descriptive in it's error message, which is somewhat
> misleading.
> But then that's just me talking... ;-)

Good point.  I'll update the download page to make a note of it.

in retrospect, it might have been better to sign the tarball.  So there 
would be one signature for both the gzipped and bzipped copy.  You would 
just have to decompress the archive before verifying the signature.

cheers, jerry
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