LFS Package GPG Signature

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at venus.sac.accd.edu
Mon Jun 7 11:40:31 PDT 2004


Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> Archaic said the following on 07-06-2004 13:45:
> 
>> On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 09:45:57AM +0200, Ronald Hummelink wrote:
>>
>>> IMHO this is very damn normal way to get the public key from someone, 
>>> the LFS book doesn't mention a lot of things with this very reason.
>>
>>
>>
>> It is common practice to mention on a web site how to get a public key.
>> There is nothing wrong with having a page for it and a link in the book.
> 
> 
> Agree, especially since it's a relatively new proces. Heck, I don't even 
> know how to verify a package by its md5sum, 

http://sol.sac.accd.edu/~bdubbs/LFS/blfs-5.1/x/installing.html#xorg
Look in th edownload instructions.


let alone how to verify with
> a GPG key. Some basic instructions are very welcome.

Its on my todo list for BLFS.
   -- Bruce





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