Feature request: --creation-date option

Alphax alphasigmax at gmail.com
Sun Jan 28 17:22:33 CET 2007

Werner Koch wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Jan 2007 11:27, gnupg-devel_list at danner-net.de said:
>> Is there a chance to get an additional GPG option that allows to set
>> the creation date of keys and signatures?
> Would a option 
> @item --faked-system-time @var{epoch}
> @opindex faked-system-time
> This option is only useful for testing; it sets the system time back or
> forth to @var{epoch} which is the number of seconds elapsed since the year
> 1970.
> be sufficient?  We already have this for gpgsm. 
> OTOH, a way to set the timestamp for new (sub)keys has applications
> too.

eg. subkeys that only become valid /after/ a certain time?

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