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Re: gnupload question

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: gnupload question
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 14:27:17 -0600
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On 07/21/2010 11:59 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>> But does the GNU upload process really require that the .sig and the
>> .directive.asc be created with the same key, or does it only validate
>> the directive, in which case I could manually create a .sig with my new
>> key but the .directive.asc with my old key?
> I don't know the answer to this.  But I think this is a policy question
> that FTP masters and/or GNU should address, and if the additional
> freedom is ok then gnupload can add the functionality.

I tried.  It doesn't.  My upload failed with the split key.  (Nothing
like empirical evidence to close the door on speculative discussion :)

> FWIW, gnupload --dry-run should provide you with those steps for the
> functionality it offers.

Yep, thanks for the tip - it helped in trying my experiment.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
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