rpmsign - RPM Package Signing


   rpm --addsign|--resign PACKAGE_FILE ...

   rpm --delsign PACKAGE_FILE ...


   Both  of  the  --addsign  and  --resign options generate and insert new
   signatures for each package PACKAGE_FILE given, replacing any  existing
   signatures.  There  are two options for historical reasons, there is no
   difference in behavior currently.

   rpm --delsign PACKAGE_FILE ...

   Delete all signatures from each package PACKAGE_FILE given.

   In order to sign packages using GPG, rpm must be configured to run  GPG
   and  be  able to find a key ring with the appropriate keys. By default,
   rpm uses the same conventions as GPG to  find  key  rings,  namely  the
   $GNUPGHOME  environment  variable.   If  your key rings are not located
   where GPG expects them to be, you will  need  to  configure  the  macro
   %_gpg_path to be the location of the GPG key rings to use.  If you want
   to be able to sign packages you  create  yourself,  you  also  need  to
   create  your  own  public and secret key pair (see the GPG manual). You
   will also need to configure the rpm macros

          The name of the "user" whose key you wish to use  to  sign  your

   For  example,  to be able to use GPG to sign packages as the user "John
   Doe <jdoe@foo.com>" from the key rings located in  /etc/rpm/.gpg  using
   the executable /usr/bin/gpg you would include

   %_gpg_path /etc/rpm/.gpg
   %_gpg_name John Doe <jdoe@foo.com>
   %__gpg /usr/bin/gpg

   in  a  macro  configuration  file.  Use  /etc/rpm/macros for per-system
   configuration and ~/.rpmmacros for  per-user  configuration.  Typically
   it's sufficient to set just %_gpg_name.



   rpmsign  --help  -  as  rpm  supports  customizing the options via popt
   aliases it's impossible to  guarantee  that  what's  described  in  the
   manual matches what's available.

   http://www.rpm.org/ <URL:http://www.rpm.org/>


   Marc Ewing <marc@redhat.com>
   Jeff Johnson <jbj@redhat.com>
   Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
   Panu Matilainen <pmatilai@redhat.com>

                             Red Hat, Inc                       RPMSIGN(8)


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