The Ubuntu man page for apt-key includes the following note regarding
Note: Instead of using this command a keyring should be placed directly in the /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/ directory with a descriptive name and either "gpg" or "asc" as file extension.
I don't think I've ever seen this advice anywhere else. Most projects that host their own repositories say to download their key file and add it with
- What is the motivation behind this advice?
- Is this an Ubuntu-ism, or does it apply to any APT-based distro?