making a Debian Live CD for managing GnuPG master key and smartcards

Dashamir Hoxha dashohoxha at
Tue Apr 26 17:29:46 CEST 2016

On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 4:57 PM, Daniel Pocock <daniel at> wrote:

> On 26/04/16 15:40, Dashamir Hoxha wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Robert J. Hansen <rjh at
> > <mailto:rjh at>> wrote:
> >
> >     When asking other people to do things for you, it pays to keep in
> mind
> >     how valuable the community has deemed your contributions.  If you
> >     haven't earned much reputation, you might want to do that before you
> go
> >     about asking people to do things for you.
> >
> >
> > Thanks Robert, it does make sense. What you said is definitely true.
> > I have no power to force people to do something for me. But I have the
> right
> > to say what I think should be done (up to my understanding).
> > I cannot build a DEB package and I am not going to do that. But I can ask
> > other people to do it... if they can, if they wish, if they find it
> > reasonable,
> > if they find it useful, etc. It is up to them to make their decision...
> > which will
> > not affect me either way.
> >
> Yes, you can do that, in Debian you can file an RFP bug:
> If other people are interested in your package they will discover the
> bug report and collaborate to make a package.
> You said you cannot build a package, well, Debian is 100% open and
> transparent, our full packaging documentation is online:
> and various references are at the bottom
> You don't have to be a Debian Developer, anybody on the Internet can
> register with and upload a package they
> created:

I don't want to do that. It doesn't seem reasonable to me.
On the other hand, EasyGnuPG is free software, anybody (that finds it
can build a DEB package from it.

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