[arch-general] pacman 4.0.0 signing
karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 23:32:07 EDT 2011
On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 5:27 AM, Sander Jansen <s.jansen at gmail.com> wrote:
> After upgrading to the new pacman 4.0, the system update following
> fails due a lot of untrusted signatures (unknown trust error).
> I'm guessing we need to verify we really trust these signatures. I've
> found this guide regarding validating gpg keys:
> http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~jch/software/pgp-validating.html. I assume
> this will be a lot similar, except using the pacman-key frontend to do
> the verification.
> So let me step through and see if understand correctly:
> All the developers keys seem to be published here:
> http://www.archlinux.org/developers/ and
> So to trust Andrea Scarpino's key I would get the pgp key from the
> above webpage (PGP Key: 0xD30DB0AD) and finger it:
> pacman-key --finger 0xD30DB0AD
> then compare the finger print with the one thats linked to his profile:
> It seems to match, so there is a good chance it's the real deal, so
> now I can locally sign it:
> pacman-key --lsign-key 0xD30DB0AD
> Correct? In examples of the article also marks the key as trusted.
> Would that be a good idea?
> We have to do this for each and every Arch developer I guess? Is there
> a faster way?
Maybe http://identi.ca/conversation/84528911#notice-84578762 helps.
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