--weak-digest SHA1 causes significant slowdown in --check-trustdb (2.1.10)

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jan 5 11:59:04 CET 2016

On Tue,  5 Jan 2016 05:20, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:

> With a hot filesystem cache, "gpg2 --check-trustdb" on its own takes
> about 17 seconds to run.

Can you please also try

  gpg2 --no-sig-cache --check-trustdb

I assume this will get you the same timing as with --weak-digest SHA1.
At least for my tests.

I tried a quick fix for this which improves the speed but it is not all
to it.



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