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From: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
To: SeongJae Park <sj38.park@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	SeongJae Park <sjpark@amazon.de>,
	Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@linuxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Documentation/process/maintainer-pgp-guide: Replace broken link to PGP path finder
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 11:12:09 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87fsv4rqfq.fsf@meer.lwn.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210812095030.4704-2-sj38.park@gmail.com>

SeongJae Park <sj38.park@gmail.com> writes:

> From: SeongJae Park <sjpark@amazon.de>
>
> PGP pathfinder[1], which is suggested for finding a trust path to
> unknown PGP keys by 'maintainer-pgp-guide.rst', is not working now.
> This commit replaces it with other available tools.
>
> [1] https://pgp.cs.uu.nl/

This looks fine to me, but I'd like Konstantin [CC'd] to have a look and
let me know if he agrees...

Thanks,

jon

> Signed-off-by: SeongJae Park <sjpark@amazon.de>
> ---
>  Documentation/process/maintainer-pgp-guide.rst | 14 +++++---------
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/process/maintainer-pgp-guide.rst b/Documentation/process/maintainer-pgp-guide.rst
> index 8f8f1fee92b8..29e7d7b1cd44 100644
> --- a/Documentation/process/maintainer-pgp-guide.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/process/maintainer-pgp-guide.rst
> @@ -944,12 +944,11 @@ have on your keyring::
>      uid           [ unknown] Linus Torvalds <torvalds@kernel.org>
>      sub   rsa2048 2011-09-20 [E]
>  
> -Next, open the `PGP pathfinder`_. In the "From" field, paste the key
> -fingerprint of Linus Torvalds from the output above. In the "To" field,
> -paste the key-id you found via ``gpg --search`` of the unknown key, and
> -check the results:
> -
> -- `Finding paths to Linus`_
> +Next, find a trust path from Linus Torvalds to the key-id you found via ``gpg
> +--search`` of the unknown key.  For this, you can use several tools including
> +https://github.com/mricon/wotmate,
> +https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/docs/kernel/pgpkeys.git/tree/graphs, and
> +https://the.earth.li/~noodles/pathfind.html.
>  
>  If you get a few decent trust paths, then it's a pretty good indication
>  that it is a valid key. You can add it to your keyring from the
> @@ -962,6 +961,3 @@ administrators of the PGP Pathfinder service to not be malicious (in
>  fact, this goes against :ref:`devs_not_infra`). However, if you
>  do not carefully maintain your own web of trust, then it is a marked
>  improvement over blindly trusting keyservers.
> -
> -.. _`PGP pathfinder`: https://pgp.cs.uu.nl/
> -.. _`Finding paths to Linus`: https://pgp.cs.uu.nl/paths/79BE3E4300411886/to/C94035C21B4F2AEB.html
> -- 
> 2.17.1

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-20 17:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-12  9:50 [PATCH 1/2] Documentation/process/applying-patches: Activate linux-next man hyperlink SeongJae Park
2021-08-12  9:50 ` [PATCH 2/2] Documentation/process/maintainer-pgp-guide: Replace broken link to PGP path finder SeongJae Park
2021-08-20 17:12   ` Jonathan Corbet [this message]
2021-08-20 18:49     ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-08-24 19:23       ` Jonathan Corbet
2021-08-19  9:58 ` [PATCH 1/2] Documentation/process/applying-patches: Activate linux-next man hyperlink SeongJae Park
2021-08-20 17:10 ` Jonathan Corbet

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