PGP 6.5.8 ckt, just say no. (was: Re: set type digest mode? plus other query)

David Shaw dshaw at
Sat Oct 25 02:42:14 CEST 2008

On Oct 24, 2008, at 10:41 AM, vedaal at wrote:

> [1] any ckt V4 rsa keys generated,
> have the rsa subkey as both sign and encrypt,
> and there is (as yet, afaik,) no way
> that gnupg can be used to get such a key to cross-certify the
> primary key,
> and since the subkey will be used by default by gnupg to sign,
> gnupg will give error messages about the verification

gpg --edit-key (thekey)

Please don't anyone take that to mean that I think people should use  
6.5.8ckt.  I really don't.


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