GnuPG 2.1.6: Failure with using fingerprint for expired key

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Wed Jul 29 16:34:49 CEST 2015

On 29.07.15 16:25, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:31, patrick at said:
>>> gpg2 --status-fd 2 -e -r 0xC17B4E355CF2C8022295C2FF87D6A0DDDA4A1116
>> [GNUPG:] KEYEXPIRED 1359650467
>> (this will continue forever)
> I can't replicate this.  In my test it stopped but returned "Legacy Key"
> instead of "Unusable Key".  This is fixed with 23d8609.
> So, this depends on the order of regular and legacy keys in the keyring.
> On my test the expired key was directly followed by a Legacy key.
> Are you using a keyring or a keybox?  That can make a difference.

I'm using a keybox. Would it help you to get access to my pubring.kbx file?


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