--list-keys slow

Marc Mutz Marc@Mutz.com
Fri Jul 13 12:09:02 2001

Hash: SHA1

Hi Malte!

On Thursday 12 July 2001 22:31, Malte Starostik wrote:

> Every time I run gpg --list-keys (or KMail runs it to get the
> available public keys), it takes horribly long. My pubring.gpg
> contains some 400 keys. There is a noticeable delay before one of the
> keys is output, which is especially long (3360). Unfortunately
> --fast-list-mode can't be used as the names and addresses are needed.
> Someone told me gpg also does some verification while listing the
> keys. Would it be possible to implement something like
> --fast-list-mode but with additionally outputting name/comment/email
> or would that take as long? Thanks,
<snip> Does disabling keys help? You can disable sign-only keys. They're not available for encryption anymore, but for sig-checking. Might make a difference. Marc - -- Marc Mutz <Marc@Mutz.com> http://marc.mutz.com/ http://www.mathematik.uni-bielefeld.de/~mmutz/ http://EncryptionHOWTO.sourceforge.net/ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see http://www.gnupg.org iD8DBQE7TwC73oWD+L2/6DgRAkGDAKDe/n4DBwUFQUudpDqX2WY7EEQj5wCgncRR r1TXrjmMhch7WXDrqkaaFuY= =Lw81 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----