GnuPG and PGP 5.0 compatibility problem
stefan-oltmanns at gmx.net
Fri Jul 27 00:40:43 CEST 2007
Werner Koch schrieb:
> On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 18:45, stefan-oltmanns at gmx.net said:
> Keyflags are required for RSA and are in general a very good idea. If
> you want to get rid of them, you need to patch gpg. Point your editor
> to g10/keygen.c and search for the function do_add_key_flags. Comment
> out the last line and compile again. Then you need to update the
> self-signatures of your key: Setting the primary flag or changing the
> expire time will do the trick.
I patched gpg and was able to create several keys without key flags (and
PGP 5 accepted all of them), but I wasn´t able to remove them from my
key, I changed the expire time several times, but no luck.
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