[PATCH] only document --faked-system-time for gpg 2.1 and later

Carola Grunwald caro at nymph.paranoici.org
Wed Aug 2 16:11:09 CEST 2017

On Wed, 02 Aug 2017 02:44:05 -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor
<dkg at fifthhorseman.net> wrote:

>On Wed 2014-09-03 17:12:03 +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
>> On Wed,  3 Sep 2014 16:20, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:
>>> (The other way to resolve the problem would be to backport the
>>> faked-system-time call to earlier branches of gpg)
>> Oh no, no backports for such changes.  The risk of breaking stuff is too
>> high.
>> I will wait a few days before I apply your patch in case you find some
>> more of these tiny things.
>it's been a few years :) Is this patch to fix documentation of
>faked-system-time something that we don't want applied for some reason,
>or is there a better way to clean this up for the classic branch?

In case anyone else needs to keep the date of data processing a secret,
the OmniMix package v2.4.0 ff. (MS Windows) comes with a patched GnuPG
1.4.21 version, which allows to predefine the signature timestamp with a
--sig-date parameter (e.g. '--sig-date 20170801T120000'). Diff file


Kind regards


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