[Koha] Re: What is a .sig file?

Paul Gear paul at gear.dyndns.org
Mon Apr 9 13:03:18 NZST 2007

Rick Welykochy wrote:
> Hi,
> I have downloaded koha/2.2.8 from the savannah site.
> Accompanying the source tarbal is a .sig file:
> ...
> What is it?

A detached GnuPG signature.

> And how to I verify the source tarbal using it?

gpg koha-2.2.8.tar.gz.sig

You'll need to download and import the key it was signed with first.
Download to a file (e.g. blah.asc), and run gpg --import blah.asc.

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