@ifset gpgtwoone macro not working in gpg.texi?
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Fri Oct 25 17:16:00 CEST 2013
I don't think @ifset gpgtwoone is being evaluated properly in gpg.texi
(though i don't know why). I'm using debian, and have both gpg (1.4.15)
and gpg2 (2.0.22) installed.
For hidden recipients GPG needs to know the keys to use
for trial decryption. The key set with --default-key is
always tried first, but this is often not sufficient.
This option allows to set more keys to be used for trial
decryption. Although any valid user-id specification may
be used for name it makes sense to use at least the long
keyid to avoid ambiguities. Note that gpg-agent might pop
up a pinentry for a lot keys to do the trial decryption.
If you want to stop all further trial decryption you may
use close-window button instead of the cancel button.
But the argument doesn't work in these versions:
0 dkg at alice:~$ gpg --try-secret-key 'Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net>' < tmp/x.gpg
gpg: Invalid option "--try-secret-key"
2 dkg at alice:~$ gpg2 --try-secret-key 'Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net>' < tmp/x.gpg
gpg: invalid option "--try-secret-key"
2 dkg at alice:~$
Looking in the source, i see that the documentation is supposed to be
wrapped in an "@ifset gpgtwoone" in doc/gpg.texi. The same is true for
--with-keygrip -- it shows up in the manpage output.
Interestingly, "@ifclear gpgtwoone" is also evaluating to true, because
the export-secret-subkeys documentation contains the reference to
Same as --export, but exports the secret keys instead.
This is normally not very useful and a security risk. The
second form of the command has the special property to
render the secret part of the primary key useless; this is
a GNU extension to OpenPGP and other implementations can
not be expected to successfully import such a key. See
the option --simple-sk-checksum if you want to import
such an exported key with an older OpenPGP implementation.
Any ideas what might be going wrong in the documentation generation
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