Invalid Key: setup.exe authenticity

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 14:44:00 GMT 2011


On 05/09/2011 06:44, carpe_diem wrote:
> Upon running the detached signature file through PGP it reports the file
> setup.exe was signed on 12/7/2010 with an "Invalid Key".  Could you
> confirm the origin and safety of setup.exe posted on
> http://cygwin.com/install.html ?  The file downloaded has the following
> MD5: 2ece86924bf59c82b3c1936760ef4631

  Verification works for me:

> $ gpg --verify setup.exe.sig
> gpg: WARNING: using insecure memory!
> gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html for more information
> gpg: Signature made Tue Dec  7 06:10:02 2010 GMTST using DSA key ID 676041BA
> gpg: Good signature from "Cygwin <cygwin AT cygwin.com>"
> 
> $ md5sum setup.exe
> 2ece86924bf59c82b3c1936760ef4631 *setup.exe
> 
> $

  I would guess you didn't download and install the public key
(http://cygwin.com/key/pubring.asc) into your gpg keyring yet.

    cheers,
      DaveK

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