[jdassen@wi.leidenuniv.nl] Bug#24241: gnupg: extraneous asking for passphrase?

Werner Koch wk at isil.d.shuttle.de
Sat Jul 4 20:55:17 CEST 1998

James Troup <james at nocrew.org> writes:

> From: jdassen at wi.leidenuniv.nl

> As a newbie gpg user, I'm surprised I need to enter a passphrase before
> importing public keys. Perhaps gpg is a bit over-eager here?

This is a relict from an early idea, where I decided to sign all local
data (that in ~/gnupg) but it turns out that this would be an annoying
"feature" and so I disabled the checking.  

I'll remove that stuff completely


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