setting owner trust
Sun Dec 8 03:17:02 2002
Some days ago I wrote:
> I just typed "gpg --edit-key XXXXXXXX trust 2 q"
... which means 4 seperated interactions.
Ever since I am wondering if there isn't a command or an option that allow
to do this directly from the command line.
Why isn't there a "gpg --set-owner-trust --value f 0xXXXXXXXX"
or "gpg --edit-key --trust f 0xXXXXXXXX" ?
(Note: the second syntax could easyly make each interactive subcommand of
--edit-key a command-line otion)
Or does it exist and I simply don't find it by searching the manpage for the
The man-page (GPG 1.3.1) contains:
Do trust DB maintenance. This command goes over
all keys and builds the Web-of-Trust. This is an
interactive command because it may has to ask
for the "ownertrust" values of keys. The user
has to give an estimation in how far she trusts
the owner of the displayed key to correctly cer-
tify (sign) other keys. It does only ask for
that value if it has not yet been assigned to a
key. Using the edit menu, that value can be
changed at any time later.
So there seems to be no other UI for this value but the edit menue