gpg --search-keys correct behaviour?

Dick Gevers dvgevers at
Sat May 6 16:41:42 CEST 2006

On Sat, 6 May 2006 09:29:29 -0400, David Shaw wrote about Re: gpg
--search-keys correct behaviour?:

>On Sat, May 06, 2006 at 09:14:36AM +0000, Dick Gevers wrote:
>> When I give the command gpg --search-keys <somename>, I get an x number
>> of results and if more than 10 (for example), one sees the question:
>> Enter number(s), N)ext, or Q)uit >
>> However, when the last of the available names has been printed the same
>> question is posed again. I would expect (and believe I saw in previous
>> versions) that the question is not repeated after the last name.
>> I know I can type "q" for quit, but it seems not elegant.
>> I am using gpg version 1.4.3.
>I just tried this, but it works for me.  Can you give me an example of
>it not working?  That is, give me the keyserver you were searching
>against, and the name you were searching for.

Sure: keyserver hkp://
I tried with 'barth' (271 results) and 'gevers' (33 results) and the
behaviour is as above each time.

But if I try keyserver hkp:// and search for 'gevers' I get
the same behaviour.

=Dick Gevers=

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