Funky little bug

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Sep 20 12:22:22 CEST 1999

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg at> writes:

> I would like to batch process some signatures, basically to identify which
> key was used to sign each file, now I figured I could just do this:
> cat *.dsc | gpg --keyring ~troup/debian-keyring/debian-keyring.pgp
> --load-extension rsaref --with-colons --status-fd 3 --always-trust 3>
> /tmp/t

I never tried this.

> gpg: Signature made Sun Aug 30 22:06:52 1998 CDT using RSAREF key ID 788CD1A9
> gpg: BAD signature from "Turbo Fredriksson <turbo at>"
> gpg: Signature made Sun Oct  4 10:52:16 1998 CDT using RSAREF key ID F8D04A85
> gpg: Good signature from "Martin Bialasinski <martinb at>"

I have to look at it.

> Also, Werner, here is another instance when having gpg process multiple
> files on the command line would be -extremely- nice. I need to have gpg
> scan about 2000 of these files, so ideally I'd invoke it with all of the
> filenames on the command line, it would scan each of them and on the

There is some limit on the size of the argv[], so it may be better to 
pass the filenames to gpg on stdin like the -T option of tar.

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