Better way to ID keys

Werner Koch wk at
Mon May 31 18:04:33 CEST 1999

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg at> writes:

> the older RSA keys do not.. Is there any way to get GPG give output (and
> do matches) for a RSA key in v4 form? 

It should be possible to transder a key from v3 to v4.  But pgp2 will
not be able to handle them and the key IDs and finperprints will chnage

> are not unique then how can I deal with it? There is no other way to
> specify a key than by fingerprint, right?

Hmmm, it would be possible to extend the scheme to specify the key by
giving the complete key as a hexdump (or base64) value :-)

Werner Koch at            keyid 621CC013

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