Some bugs in 0.4.3?

Thomas Roessler roessler at
Wed Nov 11 22:41:49 CET 1998

On Wed, Nov 11, 1998 at 09:29:24PM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:

> Yes, Mutt is not designed to handle such large keyrings (and they may
> even be much larger)

Well...  It works quite well with large pgp public key rings - the
amount of time spent for selecting keys is O(size of pubring).  The
actual problem lies in the fact that mutt requires the trust
information for doing the actual key selection.  With pgp, this
information is read from the public key ring as it's currently on
the disk.  With GPG, it's partially re-computed when listing the
trust information.

Maybe I should just implement an additional parameter for the key
ring list code, some kind of "key hint".

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