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Last change on this file since 01c28ceb was 01c28ceb, checked in by Larry Lawrence <larry@…>, 17 years ago

update to gnupg-1.4.0

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY gnupg-download-http "http://public.ftp.planetmirror.com/pub/gnupg/gnupg-&gnupg-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY gnupg-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnupg/gnupg-&gnupg-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY gnupg-md5 "8c303606aaf73b7756b9fe6f3d8b58c2">
10 <!ENTITY gnupg-size "2.7 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gnupg-buildsize "25 MB">
12 <!ENTITY gnupg-time "0.44 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="gnupg" xreflabel="GnuPG-&gnupg-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="gnupg.html"?>
21<title>GnuPG-&gnupg-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="gnupg">
23<primary sortas="a-gnupg">GnuPG</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>GnuPG</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>GnuPG</application> package contains a public/private
29key encryptor. This is becoming useful for signing files or emails as proof
30of identity and preventing tampering with contents of the file or email.</para>
31
32<sect3><title>Package information</title>
33<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
34<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
35url="&gnupg-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
37url="&gnupg-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download MD5 Sum: &gnupg-md5;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download size: &gnupg-size;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
41&gnupg-buildsize;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
43&gnupg-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
44</sect3>
45
46<!-- <sect3><title>Additional downloads</title>
47<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
48<listitem><para>Required Patch: <ulink
49url="&patch-root;/gnupg-&gnupg-version;-po_install_fix-1.patch"/>
50</para></listitem>
51</itemizedlist>
52</sect3> -->
53
54<sect3><title><application>GnuPG</application> dependencies</title>
55<sect4><title>Optional</title>
56<para><xref linkend="openldap"/>, <ulink url="../server/mail.html">MTA</ulink>,
57<xref linkend="docbook-utils"/> and <ulink
58url="http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/tools/dtm/">docbook-to-man</ulink>
59</para></sect4>
60</sect3>
61
62</sect2>
63
64<sect2>
65<title>Installation of <application>GnuPG</application></title>
66
67<para>Install <application>GnuPG</application> by running the following
68commands:</para>
69
70<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib &amp;&amp;
71make &amp;&amp;
72make install &amp;&amp;
73chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command></userinput></screen>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Command explanations</title>
79
80<para><parameter>--libexecdir=/usr/lib</parameter>: This command
81creates a <filename class="directory">gnupg</filename> directory in
82<filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename> instead of
83<filename class="directory">/usr/libexec</filename>.</para>
84
85<para><command>chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command>: <command>gpg</command>
86is installed setuid root to avoid swapping out sensitive data.</para>
87
88</sect2>
89
90<sect2>
91<title>Contents</title>
92
93<segmentedlist>
94<segtitle>Installed Program(s)</segtitle>
95<segtitle>Installed Directories)</segtitle>
96<seglistitem>
97<seg>gpg, gpgsplit and gpgv</seg>
98<seg>/usr/lib/gunpg and /usr/share/gnupg</seg>
99</seglistitem>
100</segmentedlist>
101
102<variablelist>
103<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
104<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
105
106<varlistentry id="gpg">
107<term><command>gpg</command></term>
108<listitem><para>is the backend (command-line interface) for
109this Open<acronym>PGP</acronym> implementation.</para>
110<indexterm zone="gnupg gpg">
111<primary sortas="b-gpg">gpg</primary></indexterm>
112</listitem>
113</varlistentry>
114
115<varlistentry id="gpgsplit">
116<term><command>gpgsplit</command></term>
117<listitem><para>separates key rings.</para>
118<indexterm zone="gnupg gpgsplit">
119<primary sortas="b-gpgsplit">gpgsplit</primary></indexterm>
120</listitem>
121</varlistentry>
122
123<varlistentry id="gpgv">
124<term><command>gpgv</command></term>
125<listitem><para>is a verify only version of <command>gpg</command>.</para>
126<indexterm zone="gnupg gpgv">
127<primary sortas="b-gpgv">gpgv</primary></indexterm>
128</listitem>
129</varlistentry>
130</variablelist>
131
132</sect2>
133
134</sect1>
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