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    SubjectRe: kernel.org status: establishing a PGP web of trust
    On 10/01/2011 06:04 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    >
    > OK, I'm taking this as "5 years is fine by us". :-)
    >
    > And the recommended procedure for rotating keys seems to be (1) generate
    > a new key and (2) make as many people as you can sign it before the old
    > one expires, right?
    >

    (3) revoke the old key with a status code of "no longer in use", or just
    let it expire.

    >> Some people have decided to opt for an unlimited key, but that
    >> *requires* that you have a way to revoke the old key, which is why we
    >> are considering a key revocation escrow service.
    >
    > That service will be necessary anyway in case some keys are lost or
    > compromised.
    >
    > I wonder what the procedure of restoring kernel.org access in case one
    > has lost keys is supposed to be?

    Get a new key and get it re-signed. We can work out specific details at KS.

    -hpa



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