trusting your own keys

Werner Koch
Sat, 4 Sep 1999 22:38:08 +0200 writes:

> > > gpg: WARNING: Using untrusted key!

> gpg --batch --always-trust --decrypt
> When I tried this on the command line I got the same problem, see above.
> the option --always-trust was the one generating the above message.
> Is it a bug? I am still using 0.9.8
Not it is a feature: A warning that you there is no evidence that the key belongs to the owner. Mutt (the successor of elm) has a _much_ better interface to pgp and gpg (especially the new versions available by CVS) -- Werner Koch at keyid 621CC013