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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [STATUS] 1.2.1
Date Thu, 03 Jul 1997 11:55:05 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> Ben Laurie wrote:
> > 
> > Randy Terbush wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Everyone happy with rolling 1.2.1 final?  Let's not hold it off for the
> > > > hostname debate, we can clear that up for certain in 1.3.  My schedule
is
> > > > kind of busy, I won't be able to roll until about 8pm PDT.  I'll also
be
> > > > offline for the weekend, leaving tomorrow morning.
> > > 
> > > If you need me to step in to roll this, let me know.
> > > 
> > > > Oh btw, blush, I've never used pgp so someone else is going to have to
> > > > sign it. 
> > > 
> > > What did we decide to do on this signing business?
> > 
> > Here's what I proposed, so far with no response whatsoever:
> > 
> > For Developers
> > --------------
> > 
> > To sign a distribution (for example, apache_1.2.0.tar.Z), do this:
> > 
> > 1. Get the distribution from the FTP site (don't attempt to reconstruct it
> > yourself).
> > 
> > 2. Unpack it. [2]
> > 
> > 3. Verify that it is the same as you think it should be, for example: 
> > 
> > 	gdiff -r apache_1.2.0 ~/work/apache-1.2     [1]
> > 
> > 4. Sign the distribution:
> > 
> > 	pgp -bsa apache_1.2.0.tar [-u <yourname>]   [2]
> > 
> > 5. The above produces a file apache_1.2.0.tar.asc. Append this to the signature
> > file on ftp.apache.org. [2,3,4]
> > 
> 
> Wouldn't it be bette to put that in the ./binaries directory along
> with the apache_1.2.0.tar tarball.

I think that's what I meant!

> 
> Also, shouldn't we sign the .Z or .gz file(s) as well?

No, see my note [2].

Cheers,

Ben.

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