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H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 29 Jan 2003 01:52:43 PST, "H. Peter Anvin" said:
>>
>>> No, it would add absolutely nothing (other than clutter.) All the
>>> .sign files are good for is to check for rogue mirrors.
>>
>> Or a rogue *primary* site, as has already happened to OpenSSH and
>> Sendmail.
>
> NO!
>
> THE SIGN FILES DO NOT VERIFY AGAINST A COMPROMISED KERNEL.ORG MASTER SITE.

Perhaps for the truly paranoid the signatures should be posted to this
newsgroup and digitally signed by someone trusted.

Chris


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