sharing a keybox between 2.1.20 and 2.1.18 : "skipped packet of type 12 in keybox" (and a proposed patch for 2.1.18)

Werner Koch wk at
Mon May 8 12:37:58 CEST 2017

On Sat,  6 May 2017 05:14, dkg at said:

> Revision a8895c99a7d0750132477d80cd66caaf3a709113 ("gpg: Revamp reading
> and writing of ring trust packets.") introduces an important overhaul of
> the keybox format by stashing ring trust information directly in the
> keybox.  It was first released in 2.1.20.

Actually we always handled them in keyring files and that part of the
patch adds them to keybox files - where they are useless without the
other changes.

> So for debian, i'm currently aiming to apply the following patch to the
> 2.1.18 series to avoid seeing these warnings.  If anyone sees a problem
> with this approach, or sees a better way to resolve this concern, please

I see no problems.



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