public key import issue
gnupg-devel=gnupg.org at lists.palfrader.org
Sun Nov 23 23:29:33 CET 2003
On Sun, 23 Nov 2003, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 11:09:11AM +1300, Bernard wrote:
> > If an application requests encryption for a key that has duplicates in
> > the GNUPG keyring, then it is not clear which of these duplicates
> > GNUPG uses for encryption.
> Depends on the application. If the app is not smart enough to handle
> duplicates, this will happen.
The proper solution is to always reference keys by their fingerprint or
the long key. A clash in the fingerprint is extremly unlikely.
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