[packman] Project signing key cannot be extended on PMBS - Bug?

Manfred Hollstein manfred.h at gmx.net
Wed Oct 14 10:36:59 CEST 2020

Hi there,

yesterday I got the message from "zypper ref -f" that my project signing
key on PMBS will expire in 8 days. I then used the following command to
extend the key's lifetime:

  osc -A pmbs signkey --extend home:manfred.h

where "pmbs" is an alias for "https://pmbs-api.links2linux.de" in my

Although running that command resulted in

  <status code="ok" />

it didn't appear to have changed anything as "zypper ref -f" today now
shows this for my key:

  The gpg key signing file 'repomd.xml' will expire in 7 days.
    Repository:       home:manfred.h:pmbs.obs
    Key Name:         home:manfred.h OBS Project <home:manfred.h at packman.links2linux.de>
    Key Fingerprint:  7D2E3C09 B9D9BE6A 10EEA70D BEBA8597 97A18328
    Key Created:      Mon Aug 13 15:16:23 2018
    Key Expires:      Wed Oct 21 15:16:23 2020 (expires in 7 days)
    Rpm Name:         gpg-pubkey-97a18328-5b7184a7

@Stefan, can you please check if key managemend in PMBS works as

TIA, cheers.

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