Performance improvement?

David Shaw
Fri Dec 13 22:12:02 2002

On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 01:16:07PM +0100, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:

> When verifying a signature by a new key, the trustdb is rechecked, which
> is quite a lengthy operation (takes a few seconds on a P-III 350MHz with
> >250 keys in the keyring).
> As frequently, the freshly imported key is one of those dead-ends with
> no signatures but self signatures, there is no way it's going to be
> trusted. Does this happen enough to warrant the key importer flagging
> these keys, so the trustdb check could be omitted in these cases?

Good idea.  I'll change that.


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