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Re: Expired GPG keys of older release




On Tue, 19 Jun 2018, Adam Cecile wrote:
> On 06/19/2018 10:48 PM, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > On Tue, 19 Jun 2018, Adam Cecile wrote:
> > > That's a pity, don't you think so ? I think Debian should renew the
> > > archive key, so we can still verify packages signatures.
> > You can still verify them. Key expiration doesn't make existing
> > signatures invalid. [Indeed, gpgv doesn't even check for expired keys.]
> > 
> With apt ? I had to set allowunauthenticated = 1 in apt.conf, otherwise apt
> wouldn't install anything.

Hrm; it looks like apt has its own internal version of gpgv which
actually tests the time.

In theory, [allow-weak=yes] should work, but I haven't actually tested
this.

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