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Last change on this file since ace3ef8 was ace3ef8, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 19 years ago

Updated to Mozilla-1.7.1 and GnuPG-1.2.5; added patches to both packages to fix various build issues

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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-size "2.5 MB">
10 <!ENTITY gnupg-buildsize "28 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gnupg-time "0.44 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="gnupg" xreflabel="GnuPG-&gnupg-version;">
15<?dbhtml filename="gnupg.html"?>
16<title>GnuPG-&gnupg-version;</title>
17
18<sect2>
19<title>Introduction to <application>GnuPG</application></title>
20
21<para>The <application>GnuPG</application> package contains a public/private
22key encryptor. This is becoming useful for signing files or emails as proof
23of identity and preventing tampering with contents of the file or email.</para>
24
25<sect3><title>Package information</title>
26<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
27<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
28url="&gnupg-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
29<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
30url="&gnupg-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
31<listitem><para>Download size: &gnupg-size;</para></listitem>
32<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
33&gnupg-buildsize;</para></listitem>
34<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
35&gnupg-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
36</sect3>
37
38<sect3><title>Additional downloads</title>
39<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
40<listitem><para><ulink
41url="&patch-root;/gnupg-&gnupg-version;-po_install_fix-1.patch"/>
42</para></listitem>
43</itemizedlist>
44</sect3>
45
46<sect3><title><application>GnuPG</application> dependencies</title>
47<sect4><title>Optional</title>
48<para><xref linkend="openldap"/>, <ulink url="../server/mail.html">MTA</ulink>,
49<xref linkend="docbook-utils"/> and <ulink
50url="http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/tools/dtm/">docbook-to-man</ulink>
51</para></sect4>
52</sect3>
53
54</sect2>
55
56<sect2>
57<title>Installation of <application>GnuPG</application></title>
58
59<para>Install <application>GnuPG</application> by running the following
60commands:</para>
61
62<screen><userinput><command>patch -Np1 -i ../gnupg-&gnupg-version;-po_install_fix-1.patch &amp;&amp;
63./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib &amp;&amp;
64make &amp;&amp;
65make install &amp;&amp;
66chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command></userinput></screen>
67
68</sect2>
69
70<sect2>
71<title>Command explanations</title>
72
73<para><parameter>--libexecdir=/usr/lib</parameter>: This command
74creates a <filename class="directory">gnupg</filename> directory in
75<filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename> instead of
76<filename class="directory">/usr/libexec</filename>.</para>
77
78<para><command>chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command>: <command>gpg</command>
79is installed setuid root to avoid swapping out sensitive data.</para>
80
81</sect2>
82
83<sect2>
84<title>Contents</title>
85
86<para>The <application>GnuPG</application> package contains
87<command>gpg</command>,
88<command>gpgsplit</command> and
89<command>gpgv</command>.</para>
90
91</sect2>
92
93<sect2><title>Description</title>
94
95<sect3><title>gpg</title>
96<para><command>gpg</command> is the backend (command-line interface) for
97this Open<acronym>PGP</acronym> implementation.</para></sect3>
98
99<sect3><title>gpgsplit</title>
100<para><command>gpgsplit</command> separates key rings.</para></sect3>
101
102<sect3><title>gpgv</title>
103<para><command>gpgv</command> is a verify only version of
104<command>gpg</command>.</para></sect3>
105
106</sect2>
107
108</sect1>
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