[fox@rsn.hp.com: Re: [joey@varesearch.com: Bug#54067: mutt: incredibly slow signing/encrypting with gpg]]

Joey Hess joey at kitenet.net
Thu Jan 6 12:40:34 CET 2000

Werner Koch wrote:
> Probably this is the first time it runs and you have a large pubring.
> gpg builds it trust database and calculates the validity of each key.

Ok, I can verify that.

> I know that this takes much to long and we should redesign the whole
> thing :-(.  There are other problem with the old design: e.g. it does
> not make sense to have a separate DB for the ownertrust values but add
> local-only key signatures to the pubring.
> If you use --fast-list-mode (GnuPG 1.0.1) the validity calculation is
> suppressed.  The problem with Mutt is that it displays all keys with
> it's current key trust parameters and later uses --always-trust to 
> suppress the validation check when encrypting.

see shy jo

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