[PATCH] In the manpage, mention at the --sign options how to select the signing key

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Thu May 15 12:34:59 CEST 2008

At Tue, 13 May 2008 02:53:26 +0200,
Christian Jaeger <christian at jaeger.mine.nu> wrote:
> I've got several private keys. Although I'm a long time (but not
> frequent) gpg user now, I still find a few things in the user
> interface a bit confusing; today I've searched the man page in vain
> trying to find out how to specify which private key to use for
> signing. Someone helped me point it out on the IRC channel; I didn't
> find it at first since I was searching the manpage for strings like
> sign.*key and similar. So I propose to add this to the place where I
> was expecting to find it, at the sign options themselves.

I agree, so I put in the change with a slightly different wording and
added the expected formatting for the option strings.

> (ps. this is from git-format-patch out of a git-svn clone of the svn
> repository; I'm hoping you're not having problems applying it using
> the svn tools (or patch)?)

I do.  diff complained about ambiguous ending of the second hunk.


2008-05-15  Marcus Brinkmann  <marcus at g10code.de>

        * gpg.texi (Operational GPG Commands): Mention the way to change
        the default signing key.

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