[packman] Packman: wrong repomd.xml signature

oldcpu oldcpu at opensuse-forums.org
Wed Mar 23 19:55:28 CET 2011

While smart is ok as a temporary work around, it still would be good to 
see some sort of approach here that works better. ...

I note its not possible to build an 11.1 rpm from an 11.2 .src using 
"rpmbuild --rebuild file.src.rpm" because one gets the key error.

aka oldcpu

On 03/19/2011 06:17 PM, oldcpu wrote:
> Ok Thanks.
> Until this is sorted : I setup the Smart Package manager with the
> Evergreen-11.1 repositories, and briefly set the rpm-signature check to
> false in Smart Packager manager, and easily updated and installed the
> latest Packman packages for Evergreen-11.1.
> Smart always has served me well as a back up to YaST/zypper.
> Many thanks to the Packman packagers for their Evergreen support.
> Lee
> aka oldcpu
> On 03/19/2011 02:40 PM, Joachim Schrod wrote:
>> oldcpu wrote:
>>> Was this fixed for Evergreen in Packman?
>>> I'm still getting (as of this morning) errors when trying to install
>>> from Packman Evergreen repository via YaST about a bad key. I received
>>> PM in the forum from others with same problem.
>> Yours is a different problem.
>> It seems that 11.1's rpm cannot handle the current Packman signing
>> key. That's an rpm issue, not a zypper issue. It was confirmed here
>> a few days ago; look at messages with the subject "RPM problem with
>> packet signatures (not zypper and repomd.xml!)"
>> Maybe that's because it's a 4096-bit key, but the root cause has
>> not been established yet.
>> Since there is no known way to turn off rpm gpg signature check in
>> zypper, Packman repositories cannot be used via zypper / yast for
>> 11.1/Evergreen installations at the time.
>> 	Joachim
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