Keyrings file format

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Jan 7 05:52:17 CET 2009

On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 05:12:20PM +0100, David Paleino wrote:

> So long, where's the problem in parsing --with-colons? -- you might
> ask. As there is no certainty on the format of the keyring itself,
> surely there isn't on the format of the output of --with-colons
> either.

That is not correct.  The whole point of --with-colons is that it is a
stable interface.  It exists for exactly what you are doing: being
used from another program.


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