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Bug 5597

Summary: rpm is dislexic (confuses --nopgp with --nogpg
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Everett Lipman <redhat>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
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Version: 6.0CC: redhat
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Description Everett Lipman 1999-10-05 18:26:38 UTC
rpm --checksig --nopgp -vv netscape-navigator-4.7-1.i386.rpm

gives:

D: New Header signature
D: Signature size: 149
D: Signature pad : 3
D: sigsize         : 152
D: Header + Archive: 3215728
D: expected size   : 3215728
netscape-navigator-4.7-1.i386.rpm:
Header+Archive size OK: 3215728 bytes
MD5 sum OK: cbd99ddb48b79002178d716b579a0054
exec failed!
Could not run gpg.  Use --nogpg to skip GPG checks.

The suggestion actually works; --nogpg prevents the error.
What is GPG ???

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-05 18:49:59 UTC
Gnu Privacy Guard;
http://www.gnupg.org/

It's what the package is actually signed with...