(fwd from firstname.lastname@example.org) Suggestion: describe (or link to) how to verify your distributions
vorlon at netexpress.net
Fri Nov 22 22:25:00 GMT 2002
On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 08:29:57AM +1100, Tim Potter wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 03:16:09PM -0600, David W. Chapman Jr. wrote:
> > > Where do I get the samba codesigning key? How do I import it? How
> > > do I know I got the right one?
> > >
> > > What do I do if it doesn't verify?
> > I always wondered if someone uploaded a tarball with a trojan, what's
> > preventing them from updating the .asc file as well?
> This is why you can't necessarily ignore the message that says:
> gpg: WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!
> The samba team needs to get more people to sign the distribution key so
> this message becomes less frequent.
Hmm. I see nine signatures already, and I have a full trust relationship
to the key which traverses multiple paths through the keyring, the
shortest of which is only three hops long, despite never having met a
member of the Samba Team. All in all, a well-connected key, and I think
if there are people who get this error and actually care about it :), the
problem is more likely to lie on their end of the web of trust.
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