Last update December 10, 2004

Signed Source Code

A tutorial on how to use digital signatures for D projects.


  • install GnuPG
  • privat key for signing "gpg --gen-key"
  • public key for signature verification "gpg --import public_key_file"


There are 2 ways to sign:

 embedded signaturedetached signature
can be used withplain and HTML source filesany kind of file(including binary files)
securesthe signed part of a filethe complete file
can be verifyiedalwaysonly if signature and signed file are present
potential trouble spotslines starting with
"---" (--not-dash-escaped)
or "From" (--no-escape-from-lines)


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