huge keyrings (was: id matching)

Michael Sobolev mss at
Sat Oct 31 00:03:34 CET 1998

On Fri, Oct 30, 1998 at 09:02:40PM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> > I have not looked into source, maybe you just need to use clever *search*
> > algorithms?
> There is no source yet.  You suggest that I should use a flat file
> and grep through it for the user name - hmmm, that's easy.
Oops.  I thought that you were speaking about some existing stuff.

As you said the only thing that can be used as key in your gdbm file is key id
(which is unique by definition) or fingerprint.  All other information will be
got through scanning and search.  Correct?  So you will need an advanced search
algorithm anyway.


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