A couple of questions

Anthony E . Greene agreene@pobox.com
Wed Apr 11 06:16:02 2001

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001 15:51:07 Marshall Dudley wrote:

>But I have some questions. The pubring.gpg grows larger, instead of
>shrinking, when a key is revoked. Then if I try to import the same key
>again, it refuses to import it.
>Just what is it doing when you revoke a key? Is it just marking it as
>revoked? Why can't I import the key again (I am trying to test the
It adds data to the key that marks it as revoked. The key remains on the keyring, so you cannot re-import it. You have to remove it first. Tony -- Anthony E. Greene <agreene@pobox.com> <http://www.pobox.com/~agreene/> PGP Key: 0x6C94239D/7B3D BD7D 7D91 1B44 BA26 C484 A42A 60DD 6C94 239D Chat: AOL/Yahoo: TonyG05 ICQ: 91183266 Linux. The choice of a GNU Generation. <http://www.linux.org/>