PGP 6.5.8 ckt,?just say no.

vedaal at vedaal at
Tue Oct 28 19:49:29 CET 2008

David Shaw dshaw at
wrote on Tue Oct 28 17:00:07 CET 2008 :

>Now that is an... interesting key.  It's a V4 (OpenPGP) key with V3
>(PGP 2.x) binding signature).  GPG won't cross-certify such a key
>because it is a one-way change.  Once cross-certified, the binding
>signature will be V4 (OpenPGP).

well, it's a v4 key
and i'm perfectly happy 
with it having a v4 binding sig ;-)

>  Note that you can't change the
>expiration date of the subkey on that key either 
>(for the same reason).

also OK

is there any way that gnupg *could* do it?

or any other really cool undocumented option  ;-)

*NOT* a feature request,
i can live with it ;-)
save the work on feature requests 
for features that are really useful to many people

but if there is a workaround that can be done with existing options,
please let me know



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