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Re: [Monotone-devel] while i'm on the subject, other things that ought t
Re: [Monotone-devel] while i'm on the subject, other things that ought to be done to key handling...
Mon, 4 Feb 2008 12:40:46 -0500
On Mon, Feb 4, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Richard Levitte <address@hidden> wrote:
> In message <address@hidden> on Mon, 4 Feb 2008 11:29:33 -0500, "Zack
> Weinberg" <address@hidden> said:
> I assume that you know that the private key file, be it a SSH key or a
> PEM formatted key, normally contains both the private and public part.
> A separate file for the public key is normally seen as a convenience
> for the user and not much more. The software usually don't give the
> public key files a rat's ass...
Yep. I'm primarily interested in solving Ethan's problem here, where
the user sends the entire keypair file in response to a request for
the public key. It seems wisest to sanity-check the one against the
other, though. (We already do this for the keypair file and the
cached public key in the database.)