feature request: always-trust [<keyring>]
jab at debian.org
Mon Apr 29 07:41:02 CEST 2002
What: ability to specify that everything in a specific
keyring will trusted by default.
Why: In Debian, I can have a list of hundreds of developer
keys stored in locally in /usr/share/keyrings/debian-keyring.gpg.
This file is trusted by me, dynamic, and is maintained by the
Debian Project. So I use the file as one of my keyrings.
When I validate Debian gpg signatures (which I do a lot,
usually on email messages), I don't want gpg to warn me about
trust if the key is validated from this keyring. However, if the
validation comes from some other source (a different keyring, for
example), I would like the usual web of trust should apply.
Having this feature (ability to always-trust from a specific
keyring only) would allow me to more efficiently and safely use
GNU privacy guard. I do not feel locally importing all the keys
into a personal keyring, adding signatures, or making a large
local trustdb is appropriate for this type of real world use.
PS I apologize if this is a frequently requested feature -- I did
not find a reference in the faq or gnupg-user/gnupg-devel archives.
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