Re: Public key for kdetoys-3.5.1-1.0.fc4.kde.i386.rpm is not installed

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On Wednesday 15 February 2006 21:50, William Hooper wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 15 February 2006 20:27, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> >> Anne Wilson wrote:
> >>> I'm fond of the kmoon applet, so wanted to install kdetoys, receiving
> >>> the above warning.  I requested the key as root, and it downloaded,
> >>>
> >>> gpg --recv-keys ff6382fa gpg: requesting key FF6382FA from hkp server
> >>> gpg: key FF6382FA: public key "Rex Dieter
> >>> (
> [snip]
> >> rpm --import PUBKEY
> >
> > Hi, Mikkel.
> >
> >
> > error: PUBKEY: import read failed(-1).
> > rpm --import ff6382fa
> > error: ff6382fa: import read failed(-1)
> PUBKEY is supposed to be the file name of the key.  Looking at the
> web page, it says you need:
> rpm --import
That did it, thanks.  I had just used the name as it was reported in the yum 
failure.  I'll know better next time.

Could you just clear up one more point for me?  Is the difference between 'rpm 
--import' and 'gpg --recv-keys' a matter of purpose?  IOW, does 'rpm 
--import' import to a file used by the rpm database, rather than 
general-purpose keyring?


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