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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] How to download/import the openSUSE buildkey for Debian/Ubuntu?
  • From: Carsten Hoeger <choeger@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 13:00:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <20091111120033.GI5419@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, Nov 11, Lars Müller wrote:

i'm glad, that my patch to generate a secure apt repository has been applied
and is now working.

What we need now is the possibility for Debian/Ubuntu people to import that
key into their apt keyring.

Something like

apt-key add - <


but it doesn't look like the obs keys can be found on keyservers.

AFAIK the keys of the OBS projects are not pushed to any key servers.
You need to download them from the particular project you want to use.

Wouldn't it counted as flooding as soon as every new key would be
published at the public keyservers?

For rpm based repositories the key is stored at

Ah, interesting information. So it is part of the yum repository data.

I've not checked how the layout of a Debian repository looks like.

There's no such functionality.
The Debian keys seem to be delivered with the install media and the gpg

With best regards,

Carsten Hoeger
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