Using gpg to add digital signature to a linux executable

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Wed Oct 27 00:24:22 CEST 2021

> Why not do a detached signature using e.g. gpg -sb --output file.sig
> file? Then, someone can run gpg --verify file.sig file to ensure that
> the signature is valid.

(a) because the OP specifically said he was looking for integrated 
signatures, and

(b) detached signatures have a way of getting lost, not distributed with 
the executables, and so on.

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