Re: [RFC][PATCH v2][QUILT] Add gpg signing to quilt mail

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 14:18:11 EST

On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 11:09 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 10/04/2011 11:02 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 01:46:34PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> >> +my $pgp = `gpg --simple-sk-checksum -a --detach-sign $pass --output - < $tmpfile`;
> >
> > Try not to use gpg when calling from scripts, use gpgv instead, it
> > handles things much better, and sets the return value correctly so you
> > can check it (which I don't think you do here.)
> >
> gpgv is only usable to verify contents (equivalent to gpg --verify).
> For other things you need to use gpg's --status-fd feature, *or*
> (perhaps better) run gpgv on the output to verify that you actually got
> a good signature.

Oh! That would probably save me a lot of debugging time to verify it
directly in the script :) I've been sending lots of patches to myself
to see if it showed a valid sig or not, then try to figure out what when

I could write a, to confirm that the patch that is
going out is correct.

Yeah, I think another temp file would be the right thing here to fail
nicely on issues with pgp.


-- Steve

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