Even more problems with revuid and --command-fd and --status-fd
schierlm at gmx.de
Tue Aug 2 13:55:32 CEST 2005
after writing my last mail yesterday (which is probably still pending
moderator's approval) I got into even more trouble...
Situation: GUI frontend wants to revoke a key's signature.
How it is supposed to work: use
--with-colons --batch --passphrase-fd 0 --command-fd 0 \
--status-fd 1 --edit-key <fingerprint_of_key>
and then send the revsig command. Then wait for the proper key id,
confirm that one with "y", wait for "ask_revoke_sig.okay" and then dump
out all the other things needed.
When trying it in a "dry run" on the command line I noticed (as
mentioned in my last mail) that the way gpg tells me the revocable key
ids (which have to be confirmed one by one with y or n afterwards) is
quite hard to parse.
Even worse - it seems that these listings get sent directly to the
terminal, so when reading stdout from a (Java) program these information
is missing completely :(
Any workarounds or should/can I wait for a fixed version? (I am using
version 1.4.2 at the moment).
BTW funny fact: I checked a few GPG frontends (enigmail keymanager,
winpt, ...) but none of them supports to revoke a key's signature...
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