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David Shaw
Tue Dec 10 03:52:01 2002

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 02:34:29PM +0000, Julian T J Midgley wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, Huels, Ralf SCORE wrote:
> >
> > Even now you will have to consider every link in a given
> > trust path.
> Agreed absolutely - consequently, it would be nice if there were some
> option to GPG to get it to display the trust-path (based on your own
> keyring) to a key it found to be valid during a --update-trustdb, so that
> you could easily make a considered judgment about whether you agreed with
> the proposed validity of the key.

Yes, this would be nice.  Unfortunately, the GnuPG trustdb isn't
really calculated in a way to make this type of output possible.  It's
not impossible, but it would be a fairly large change (and the trustdb
would have to become much larger than it is now).

Maybe something optional.  It's on my "think about ways to do this"
list, anyway.


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