gpg doesn't recognize some sigs created with Emacs

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Dec 10 17:58:02 CET 2002

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 05:32:10PM +0100, Christian Biere wrote:
> Hi,
> I've found that gpg doesn't recognize signatures created with
> Emacs/VM or Emacs/Gnus. The reason seems to be a whitespace at
> the end of a line. If there's no whitespace before a linebreak,
> gpg reports that the signature is valid. However, pgp 2.6.3i
> recognizes all mails signed by these mailers as valid. I've tested
> this with Mutt 1.4i. I assume this problem is about violating a
> small part of the OpenPGP specs. Do you know about this problem?
> Will it be fixed in future versions of GnuPG?

Which version of GnuPG are you talking about?


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