Re: Call for Signatures: stretch dedication
- Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:44:37 +1000
- From: Ben Finney <bignose@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Call for Signatures: stretch dedication
"Adam D. Barratt" <adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On 2017-06-14 9:48, Ben Finney wrote:
> > For those who (like me) had difficulty with some of these steps, here's
> > how I eventually got it done:
> Out of curiosity, which step(s)? They all seem fairly
> self-explanatory, but I may well be missing something.
Not everyone knows how to do them, or may think they know but still get
it wrong, so I thought an explicit series of commands might help.
> > $ gpg --detach-sign \
> > --local-user "$DEBSIGN_KEYID" \
> > --output "$sigfile" --armor \
> > ./dedication-9.0.txt
> fwiw, with the exception of the --local-user switch, which is only
> required if your Debian key isn't also your default key
My default key is my Debian signing key, nevertheless the earlier
command grabbed a completely unrelated key.
So yes, this is the step that tripped me up, so I found it easy to
believe not everyone would find every command obvious.
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