multiple copies of the self-signature on the key

David Shaw dshaw at
Sun Jun 18 21:27:43 CEST 2006

On Sun, Jun 18, 2006 at 05:30:38PM +0200, Janusz A. Urbanowicz wrote:
> > Yes.  I have to confess I'm not sure what you are getting at here.
> > What are you trying to do?
> I need to have unified copies/images  of my pubkey key in various remote locations
> where:
> * contents of pubrings differ (so not all keys that signed my key are
> avaliable everywhere)
> * the copies of my key won't have a gazillion of self-signatures
> * unreferenced signatures on my key remain untouched
> * imported keys aren't stripped of anything that may be of use later
> Honestly, I thought that this is pretty obvious setup. I want to weed
> out unnecessary self-signatured and only unnecessary selfsignatures.

Sorry, what you want doesn't exist.  There was much discussion around
whether to strip out unreferenced signatures or not back when the
'clean' feature was being added, and it ultimately was decided to
strip them out.  You can delete the selfsigs by hand if they bother
you that much.


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