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Last change on this file since 9f8e39f was 9f8e39f, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Updated to GnuPG-1.4.1

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/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 "fdfc5553d0904cd65011e47a42a9532c">
10 <!ENTITY gnupg-size "2.8 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gnupg-buildsize "32 MB">
12 <!ENTITY gnupg-time "0.42 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"/>,
57<xref linkend="libusb"/>,
58<xref linkend="curl"/>,
59<ulink url="../server/mail.html">MTA</ulink>,
60<xref linkend="docbook-utils"/> and <ulink
61url="http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/tools/dtm/">docbook-to-man</ulink>
62</para></sect4>
63</sect3>
64
65</sect2>
66
67<sect2>
68<title>Installation of <application>GnuPG</application></title>
69
70<para>Install <application>GnuPG</application> by running the following
71commands:</para>
72
73<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib &amp;&amp;
74make</command></userinput></screen>
75
76<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
77
78<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install &amp;&amp;
79chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command></userinput></screen>
80
81</sect2>
82
83<sect2>
84<title>Command explanations</title>
85
86<para><parameter>--libexecdir=/usr/lib</parameter>: This command
87creates a <filename class="directory">gnupg</filename> directory in
88<filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename> instead of
89<filename class="directory">/usr/libexec</filename>.</para>
90
91<para><command>chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command>: <command>gpg</command>
92is installed setuid root to avoid swapping out sensitive data.</para>
93
94</sect2>
95
96<sect2>
97<title>Contents</title>
98
99<segmentedlist>
100<segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
101<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
102<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
103<seglistitem>
104<seg>gpg, gpgsplit and gpgv</seg>
105<seg>None</seg>
106<seg>/usr/lib/gnupg and /usr/share/gnupg</seg>
107</seglistitem>
108</segmentedlist>
109
110<variablelist>
111<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
112<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
113
114<varlistentry id="gpg">
115<term><command>gpg</command></term>
116<listitem><para>is the backend (command-line interface) for
117this Open<acronym>PGP</acronym> implementation.</para>
118<indexterm zone="gnupg gpg">
119<primary sortas="b-gpg">gpg</primary></indexterm>
120</listitem>
121</varlistentry>
122
123<varlistentry id="gpgsplit">
124<term><command>gpgsplit</command></term>
125<listitem><para>separates key rings.</para>
126<indexterm zone="gnupg gpgsplit">
127<primary sortas="b-gpgsplit">gpgsplit</primary></indexterm>
128</listitem>
129</varlistentry>
130
131<varlistentry id="gpgv">
132<term><command>gpgv</command></term>
133<listitem><para>is a verify only version of <command>gpg</command>.</para>
134<indexterm zone="gnupg gpgv">
135<primary sortas="b-gpgv">gpgv</primary></indexterm>
136</listitem>
137</varlistentry>
138</variablelist>
139
140</sect2>
141
142</sect1>
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