Missing PGP signature on INN 2.4.2 tarball
rra at stanford.edu
Sun Dec 18 00:29:06 UTC 2005
Greg Pratt <gp at panix.com> writes:
> This isn't a bug in the INN package itself, but with the web page
> <http://www.isc.org/sw/inn/> and the download links for INN 2.4.2
> contained therein.
> One of the frames of this document contains two links, one for the
> source tarball, and another for the file containing its (detached) PGP
> Unfortunately, the second link is broken. And in poking around the
> directory it's supposed to be in on the FTP server, I can't find
> anything that looks like a misnamed file. While the 2.3.5 and 2.4.1
> distribution tarballs have corresponding .asc signature files, the one
> for 2.4.2 seems to have gone missing.
I could have sworn it was there originally. Weird.
> I also noticed that the original announcement for INN 2.4.2 (message ID
> <87vfask6aq.fsf at windlord.stanford.edu> in news.software.nntp), Russ
> Allbery stated, "A PGP signature will be available in the same directory
> shortly." I'm guessing Mr. Allbery celebrates Christmas, and ran out
> the door immediately after posting that message nearly a year ago. :)
Nope, don't celebrate Christmas. :) However, I'm not the person who
signs the tarballs, so I send a message to the isc.org folks after doing a
release and ask them to do the signature.
Maybe I should just start signing it myself.
> Would you please either (1) place the missing signature file in this
> directory, or (2) remove the errant link from the aforementioned web
I've signed the tarball myself and put that signature file up.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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