GnuPG 2.2 - Comments in gpg.conf

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Sep 29 10:42:26 CEST 2017

On Thu, 28 Sep 2017 21:16, lukele at said:

> After comparing the behavior of GnuPG 2.0.X vs GnuPG 2.2 I have noticed, that
> GnuPG 2.0.X did in fact treat the # XX as a comment, but not for all options. Strangely enough for

As written in the patch's comment this was not considered a comment but
the parser for user ids accepted all kind of junk after a keyid and did
not reject that user id.  This bug was fixed two years ago.



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