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FS#67600 - [releng] Enable WKD lookup for archiso signatures

Attached to Project: Release Engineering
Opened by A. Bosch (progandy) - Sunday, 16 August 2020, 08:34 GMT
Last edited by David Runge (dvzrv) - Monday, 29 March 2021, 17:14 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category ArchISO
Status Closed
Assigned To David Runge (dvzrv)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


I propose to add the Signer's UID to the signature file, possibly by using --sender in the gpg command. Then a WKD lookup can be performed to find the public key belonging to a signature. The public keyservers, especially the default hkps pool, are becoming increasingly unreliable.
This task depends upon

Closed by  David Runge (dvzrv)
Monday, 29 March 2021, 17:14 GMT
Reason for closing:  Upstream
Additional comments about closing:  This is now tracked in: eleng/-/issues/1
Comment by nl6720 (nl6720) - Monday, 17 August 2020, 05:18 GMT
If this is about the archlinux-*-x86_64.iso.sig file, then it's created by . You could submit a PR.
Comment by David Runge (dvzrv) - Sunday, 27 September 2020, 14:21 GMT
@progandy: Thanks for the report!

We will be rewriting/migrating the scripts in use by Pierre Schmitz to our gitlab:
I will add a ticket for this issue there and close this one.