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debrsign - remotely sign a Debian .changes and .dsc file pair using SSH


debrsign [options] [user@]remotehost [changes-file|dsc-file]


debrsign takes either an unsigned .dsc file or an unsigned .changes file and the
associated unsigned .dsc file (found by replacing the architecture name and .changes by
.dsc) if it appears in the .changes file and signs them by copying them to the remote
machine using ssh(1) and remotely running debsign(1) on that machine. All options not
listed below are passed to the debsign program on the remote machine.

If a .changes or .dsc file is specified, it is signed, otherwise, debian/changelog is
parsed to determine the name of the .changes file to look for in the parent directory.

This utility is useful if a developer must build a package on one machine where it is
unsafe to sign it; they need then only transfer the small .dsc and .changes files to a
safe machine and then use the debsign program to sign them before transferring them back.
This program automates this process.

To do it the other way round, that is to connect to an unsafe machine to download the .dsc
and .changes files, to sign them locally and then to transfer them back, see the
debsign(1) program, which can do this task.


-S Look for a source-only .changes file instead of a binary-build .changes file.

-adebian-architecture, -tGNU-system-type
See dpkg-architecture(1) for a description of these options. They affect the
search for the .changes file. They are provided to mimic the behaviour of dpkg-
buildpackage when determining the name of the .changes file.

Multiarch .changes mode: This signifies that debrsign should use the most recent
file with the name pattern package_version_*+*.changes as the .changes file,
allowing for the .changes files produced by dpkg-cross.

--path remote-path
Specify a path to the GPG binary on the remote host.

--help, --version
Show help message and version information respectively.

Other options
All other options are passed on to debsign on the remote machine.


The two configuration files /etc/devscripts.conf and ~/.devscripts are sourced in that
order to set configuration variables. Command line options can be used to override
configuration file settings. Environment variable settings are ignored for this purpose.
The currently recognised variables are:

Equivalent to passing --path on the command line (see above.)

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