empty trust field for --with-colons and CMS

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Wed Aug 13 15:55:41 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 13 August 2008 14:59, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 14:16, bernhard at intevation.de said:
> > What does an empty second field for "crt" and "uid" --with-colons mean?
> No validation has been done.  If you try this on the command line, add
> option --with-validation.

No change, see below.
But this means that GPGME_VALIDITY_UNKNOWN that an application gets back 
from gpgme is not a reason to warn before using a key? 
What is the result if validation fails? UNDEFINED? NEVER?

LANG=C gpgsm --with-validation --with-colons --list-keys 
bernhard at intevation.de
gpgsm: DBG: connection to dirmngr established
gpgsm[19687]: can't connect to `/home/etch3/.gnupg/S.gpg-agent': No such file 
or directory
gpgsm: no running gpg-agent - starting one
gpgsm: DBG: connection to agent established
BUG: trying to release an already released cert
8,O=Intevation GmbH,C=DE::escESC:
uid:::::::::CN=Bernhard Reiter,O=Intevation GmbH,C=DE::
uid:::::::::<bernhard at intevation.de>::
secmem usage: 0/16384 bytes in 0 blocks

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