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FS#1477 - signify: add the pubkey option for the sign command

Attached to Project: CRUX
Opened by Fun (fun) - Saturday, 23 September 2017, 22:03 GMT
Last edited by Fun (fun) - Sunday, 24 September 2017, 10:49 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category tools
Status New
Assigned To Thomas Penteker (teK)
Operating System CRUX
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.3
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


Using signify with keys from the ~/.ssh/ directory, or having names other than the repository name, will generate a .signature file that must be edited, because the first line is something like:

untrusted comment: verify with /dir/other/than/etc/port/

The attached patch makes it possible to sign ports with

signify -S -p /etc/ports/ -s /home/user/.ssh/y.sec ..

This will allow the use of:

pkgmk -us -sk ... -pk ...

to sign ports with keys from other directories than /etc/ports or avoid editing the .signature files.
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