[arch-dev-public] pacman root key issue with gnupg-2.1
bisson at archlinux.org
Mon Dec 1 03:22:08 UTC 2014
[2014-12-01 12:14:34 +1000] Allan McRae:
> With GnuPG 2.1, they have tightened up on keys without a passphrase. We
> don't have a passphrase on the root key in the pacman keyring... This
> means that things like adding keys (pacman-key --recv-key <keyid>) now fail.
Strange, --recv-key works fine here, running gnupg-2.1.0-6 on a
> The pacman-4.1.2-7 has a patch to pacman-key that adds an option when
> creating the initial key that allows passphraseless keys to work.
That option was required for key generation, indeed.
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