Overwrite the existing key

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Mon, 18 Sep 2000 14:46:12 +0200

On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Sasa Danicic wrote:

> presume that user AAA has got BBB's public key in his keyring. In case
> that BBB decide to change its public key from some reason, what's
> happend when AAA want to import BBB's new/changed public key?
A new key will be appended to the keyring, a modified key will be merged with the existing key. A new key is a newly generated key (i.e. one where the key parameters are different), a chnaged key simply has new signatures on it. Ciao, Werner -- Werner Koch GnuPG key: 621CC013 OpenIT GmbH http://www.OpenIT.de -- Archive is at http://lists.gnupg.org - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to gnupg-users-request@gnupg.org