[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBuddy Testing

mirsal mirsal at mirsal.fr
Thu Jan 10 13:32:13 UTC 2013

On Thu, 2013-01-10 at 09:48 +0000, Tom Galloway wrote:
> Nick has raised an issue on FreedomBuddy that there should be some
> tests available to confirm what FreedomBuddy does with data that has
> been signed/encrypted by expired GPG keys.
> I've been able to confirm that FreedomBuddy correctly handles this
> situation by not decrypting the data but I've been unable to create a
> repeatable test to cover this issue.
> The closest I got was to create a GPG key with an expiry date of
> tomorrow. The test would then be able to decrypt the data (TEST FAIL)
> until tomorrow+1 when it would stop decrypting the data (TEST PASS).
> This means that the test is repeatable but only 2 days after the GPG
> key was created which isn't ideal.
> Does anyone on the list know of a way of being able to test this?

I'd say UML + change the system clock.


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