dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sat Apr 8 04:16:49 CEST 2006
On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 09:15:29PM -0500, Anthony Carrico wrote:
> --raw-sign file [files]
> Make a raw signature of the given message data. The output is a raw
> signature, defined by the signature algorithm, and not an OpenPGP
> packet. The message digest is also available on the status fd.
The main problem I have with raw signatures is nicely stated in this
documentation: it's not OpenPGP. GnuPG (1.4, anyway) is an OpenPGP
tool. It seems out of scope for it to support something other than
OpenPGP. That strikes me as a better task for a tool written to use
gcrypt or openssl.
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