How To Indicate Primary UID?
Fri Mar 23 00:40:00 2001
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On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, Daniel Roesen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 11:11:39PM -0800, Nick Andriash wrote:
> > When I import Public Keys from PGP to GPG, GPG never seems to show the
> > correct Primary UID, choosing instead to show the 1st on the list. Is
> > there some command to tell GPG to use UID #4 as the Primary for example?
> Sadly, no.
> > The Keys that are exported from PGP correctly indicate the Primary UID the
> > Key Owner wishes to use. Why doesn't GPG honour that choice?
> Good question.
The last being a message I sent, I feel compelled to add:
PGP 7.x and greater *does* set the primary user id flag. And to address
the issue Werner brought up, keys with primary user id bit set on two user
ids treat the most recent primary user id self sig as the valid one.
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