[arch-general] Question on removing pacman keys (and adding new ones)

Eli Schwartz eschwartz93 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 02:08:00 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 8:31 PM, Sebastian Pipping <sebastian at pipping.org>

> Hi there!
> In relation to making virtual machine images of Arch I noticed that
> sharing images with pacman keys inside would enable two systems to
> present spoofed packages to the other unnoticed.  True?
> It seems like a good idea to remove and re-add pacman keys specific to
> each system again, later.
> I wonder how to best remove the system-specific keys (not secure
> deletion, just not breaking the system) and how (more than when) to
> re-add new ones to the existing system to get it back to fully
> functional.  Any ideas?
> Many thanks in advance, best,
> Sebastian


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