GPG weirdnesses

David Shaw
Mon Sep 24 19:01:02 2001

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On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 06:16:17PM +0200, Martin F Krafft wrote:

> also sprach David Shaw (on Mon, 24 Sep 2001 11:27:41AM -0400):
> > Yep. GnuPG doesn't know which UID you want to be the primary one, and
> > so picks the most recent UID. In most cases, this is the right
> > decision (say, if the user changed their email address and so added a
> > new UID).
> that explains it.
> > The next version of GnuPG has the ability to set the "primary user id"
> > flag in whatever UID you want to be the primary one.
> sorry to be asking so ignorantly, but is its release scheduled
> sometime soon, or possibly even out already? and does this flag
> actually affect the key itself? it should, i guess...
The flag is part of the self-signature on the UID. As to when the release is scheduled, that's a Werner question. I'm looking forward to it too :) 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 --O5XBE6gyVG5Rl6Rj Content-Type: application/pgp-signature Content-Disposition: inline -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iQEVAwUBO69juIccwqs8s7QVAQHp6Af/akDv3GlJTVPY9t6Ber3NMz+V+q6Ej3FU MrYILBWJbPf7A9SFh13R87yv5gziS+txF0X67OPlgwyShO96Y2GZnyW6zBTNk2pb DAHTxbQLqIqkniwaR0e7Te0zDLJJ/iWofCQ0qx5qTqs+eBQRmcpQhipb5RGBx8R0 NylCkRTbAYHUHgauzAe5yrc4CmepqAKID5Qa+lhDLHz9LGkRKA9VoFGHlVXKqxKs vdids3Usc7J7W6sG3/AUsGPV7BtsXiX9GyncK/iFoeJhUc7G/AhYp7FVXvc8YNO4 m1nTTHwNRBT0dp3h6hGfDTP7V246tBsEeB9FaTCC8+ogB5b+7ZCtAA== =Hi8T -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --O5XBE6gyVG5Rl6Rj--