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Old 02-06-2004, 10:04 PM   #1
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verifying srpms vs rpms w/ gpg sig

Hello All:

Is there a difference between applying a gpg signature to srpms and rpms?
I believe I might be showing my ignorance w/ this question, but this IS the newbie forum.

If I compile the srpms can I then apply the gpg sig to it (the rpm sig)?

And lastly, --but most importantly, I'd like to know-- if the above is applicable to srpms as well as rpms, how do I check gpg sigs for a large cache of srpms?
Is there a way to check so that I don't have to go package by package?

If this question is too simple to answer then please direct me to where I can find the answer(s).

It's so frustrating to not even know how to properly frame the questions to those who have the answers.
This is a newbie forum.

Please stop the snobbery.
Help me.

In a fit of frustration I am:



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