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From Robert Burrell Donkin <rdon...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [OpenPGP] Key Transition
Date Wed, 14 Oct 2009 21:01:14 GMT
Grant Ingersoll wrote:
> 
> On Oct 14, 2009, at 3:51 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
> 
>> Grant Ingersoll wrote:
>>> Another question:
>>>
>>> When updating my KEYS file (per
>>> http://www.apache.org/dev/key-transition.html#transition-export), do I
>>> replace my old one with the new "dual" export, or do I append to the
>>> KEYS file?
>>
>> there's no functional difference (at least during the transition) but
>> there's less work later if you replace the old with the new. (i'll add
>> that to the instructions).
> 
> I feel like I'm missing something.  Is the new one the new standalone
> one, or the dual one, per the transition instructions?  It seems like I
> need to have the old key in there for the old releases I have done
> (although, arguably, they are in the KEYS file for that release).

the instructions for the dual export should export both keys. providing
that you replace the old one with the dual export then both old and new
keys will be imported.

(if you just export the new key then the old one should be left)

- robert


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