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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: makeSUSEdvd error [still no luck]
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 10:48:44 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060510084844.GA17502@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 10:46:29AM +0200, Rainer Hattenhauer wrote:
> Hi Marcus,
> > You must create (or already have) a GPG key pair to resign the
> > CD content.
> >
> > gpg --gen-key if you do not have one yet.
> >
> Thank you, already thought that might be the problem. Should the key
> have some special form, i.e. DSA or RSA, 2048 bit etc., or should i take
> the defaults offered by gpg --keygen?

You just need to be able to sign stuff with it, no other requirements
I would also strongly suggest to keep the secret key safe. ;)

This is because if a user installs from your installation source (DVD
or whatever) his system ultimately trusts your key for receiving
Online Updates.

Ciao, Marcus

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