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Re: Q: Where is keyring packaging guideline?




Hello,

On Tue 21 Aug 2018 at 10:25AM GMT, Peter Palfrader wrote:

> I'm not convinced that 3rd party keyring packages belong in the Debian
> archive.
>
> If the software itself is good and free, then it belongs into Debian
> itself.
>
> However, we shouldn't start shipping random key material for various
> other places that just happen to offer their software in a format that
> is consumable by apt.

Providing the keyrings just as data, and not automatically adding them
as trusted by apt, might be useful for bootstrapping trust paths,
however.

-- 
Sean Whitton

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