GPG-PGP5 Interoperation -- trust

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jul 23 21:04:58 CEST 1998

"Caskey L. Dickson" <caskey at> writes:

> Once before I had a problem where after signing a key it didn't get
> trusted.  I've done it a dozen times in the past three days with test keys
> as I experiment with gpg and only once did I have this problem.  A comment


> actually) and that seemed to work.  I don't know if this is a bad
> thing(tm) as I was only working with a keyring containing those two keys.

You can do so but you will loose the assigned owner trust values; next
version will have a backup system for this.  The trustdb stores lists
of valid key signatures because the verification process is very time


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