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docs: Slight tweak to the verify-commits script directions #15273

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@droark droark commented Jan 27, 2019

Clarify that GnuPG may be used on both Linux and macOS to obtain the keys required to verify the commits.

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@laanwj laanwj commented Jan 31, 2019

GnuPG is platform-independent software, it's there for Linux, Windows, Solaris, BSDs, and so on and so on, even Android. How does adding specific platforms clarify here?

Edit: so probably best to remove mention of platforms instead of adding more.

Clarify that GnuPG may be used on both Linux and macOS to obtain the keys required to verify the commits.
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@droark droark commented Jan 31, 2019

Did a fixup. I do have one question. On my computers, I have GnuPG v1 and GnuPG v2 installed. Does anybody wish to clarify how to handle both versions (the same, I think, but I haven't tried it on v2)? I also don't know if there are systems with v2 only, and if they create some sort of link to allow gpg2 to be invoked as gpg.

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@laanwj laanwj commented Feb 2, 2019

This works as-is with both gpg v1 and gpg v2.
Newer Ubuntu and Debian default to gpg v2 and have a link, I don't know about other distributions.

-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1017384 jan 10 14:07 /usr/bin/gpg
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 jan 10 14:07 /usr/bin/gpg2 -> gpg

@fanquake fanquake changed the title Slight tweak to the verify-commits script directions docs: Slight tweak to the verify-commits script directions Feb 22, 2019
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@fanquake fanquake commented Feb 22, 2019

utACK a786c3b

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@laanwj laanwj commented Feb 22, 2019

utACK a786c3b

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a786c3b Slight tweak to the verify-commits script directions (Douglas Roark)

Pull request description:

  Clarify that GnuPG may be used on both Linux and macOS to obtain the keys required to verify the commits.

Tree-SHA512: cec556370f03e00bbd6f585d26b360ca236cf55cb5c0996f6d950d8a98f77c92cc02f1719c8f9b9dc9eac6900eb341a13b50a012752832f39095b7e84046f2cd
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a786c3b Slight tweak to the verify-commits script directions (Douglas Roark)

Pull request description:

  Clarify that GnuPG may be used on both Linux and macOS to obtain the keys required to verify the commits.

Tree-SHA512: cec556370f03e00bbd6f585d26b360ca236cf55cb5c0996f6d950d8a98f77c92cc02f1719c8f9b9dc9eac6900eb341a13b50a012752832f39095b7e84046f2cd
linuxsh2 added a commit to linuxsh2/dash that referenced this issue Aug 3, 2021
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a786c3b Slight tweak to the verify-commits script directions (Douglas Roark)

Pull request description:

  Clarify that GnuPG may be used on both Linux and macOS to obtain the keys required to verify the commits.

Tree-SHA512: cec556370f03e00bbd6f585d26b360ca236cf55cb5c0996f6d950d8a98f77c92cc02f1719c8f9b9dc9eac6900eb341a13b50a012752832f39095b7e84046f2cd
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