setting expiration date changes primary UID (was: Re: GnuPG
race causes misordered uids?
wk at gnupg.org
Tue May 27 10:31:02 CEST 2003
On Tue, 27 May 2003 06:29:39 +0200, Marcus Brinkmann said:
> key. This reveals a completely unrelated bug in GPG. Setting the
> expiration date of a key changes the primary UID!
Its a feature not a bug. The primary UID is the one with the primary
uid flag set or in absence of this flag the UID with the newest
self-signature. Changing the expiration time creates a new
self-signature using the current time.
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