Request for a new status code for untrusted keys

Daiki Ueno ueno at
Tue Jan 30 06:52:10 CET 2007

>>>>> In <87y7nl3gql.fsf at> 
>>>>>	Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> > When I encrypt to a user whose key is not marked as trusted, gpg shows
> > detail information about the key and asks me to confirm.  However, if
> > --no-tty is specified, there is no status code to indicate which
> > (sub)key is untrusted.

> What about this?

>   $ gpg2 --no-tty --status-fd=1 --command-fd=0 -r B15813FE --encrypt -o /dev/null /dev/null 
>   gpg: 2A9BEA2D: There is no assurance this key belongs to the named user
>   [GNUPG:] USERID_HINT 4447461B2A9BEA2D Daiki Ueno <ueno at>
>   [GNUPG:] GET_BOOL untrusted_key.override

> This has the advantage of reusing the USERID_HINT as used with the
> passphrase prompt.

> It will display the subkey but that should not be a problem.

Good idea.  I just made a change to epg.el to utilize it.

Daiki Ueno

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