Automatic update of keyring

David Shaw
Tue Sep 11 00:43:01 2001

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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andrew McDonald
> > Subject: Re: Automatic update of keyring
> >=20
> > When this came up last time I was passed a patch that added such an
> > option. I understand that Werner didn't want to include it due to
> > reasonable concerns about the load that might be placed on the
> > keyservers if everybody used it.
On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 05:58:12PM -0400, Fabian Rodriguez - Admin. ColExt.= org wrote:
> Hi,
> How about releasing it as a module ? (usable with --load-module)
> F.
The loadable module interface isn't really usable for this sort of thing - it's only for crypto modules. The LDAP keyserver code I wrote for gpg allows multiple key fetches over one persistent connection which helps reduce the load that a keyring refresh like that causes. It's still not cheap though. David --=20 David Shaw | | WWW +--------------------------------------------------------------------------= -+ "There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence." - Jeremy S. Anderson --Pk6IbRAofICFmK5e Content-Type: application/pgp-signature Content-Disposition: inline -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iQEVAwUBO51Bboccwqs8s7QVAQHc1AgAitgv7J03SbivhgQUcq/waNGoq5EloXHM 6d8g455cbg59dEj7dDrSDOAYKkR7EyMZ4IP66zx1/m+rrmMJN+LbSKFb/D5AiOGZ Ga5TCcuzasNHA/gd7J9kuranBpnfcDIMahSca9LT5aFbb6bjG8Za9SrhN3g4Oq2d fhB70izjKrsetJbgilhZPnBG3o0MmI1g1nyZ/Z4LBcM3L+cuG+dTXw05nydMR6oH 7bDp7MYnX4O6U/YYq/9q0XaFIduapbYUyuzIOxbCBXy79gAidEkUu8X0x4+p5IXp MkVBjolSJqsD4qJtrIfqZP9XQTZa69F6E0exnYn3gihix3pgY/qu9g== =KmSq -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --Pk6IbRAofICFmK5e--