Cygwin setup signing public key update
Sun Jun 7 15:06:43 GMT 2020
On 13/03/2020 16:34, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 13/03/2020 16:13, Jon Turney wrote:
>> This is an announcement of an update to the key used to sign (i)
>> Cygwin setup executables, and (ii) the (compressed) setup.ini package
> If you just run setup, and update it when it tells you to update it, no
> action is required, and this message chain will be of limited interest
> to you.
> This update is following the policy announced at :
> > On 05/08/2008 14:30, Dave Korn wrote:
> >> If we, from time to time, need to change this key, we will release
> >> a new version of setup.exe and make announcements on the cygwin
> >> and cygwin-announce mailing lists, and on the cygwin.com website.
> Also see that post for further discussion of the technicals details of
> setup signing.
> The transition period, during which signatures are made using both keys
> will probably be approx. 90 days, circumstances permitting.
As of today, the signature made is not compatible with setup versions
<=2.894, and thus they will no longer work.
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