disabled keys: bug or misunderstanding (GPG 1.2.1)

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Thu Dec 19 05:07:02 2002

On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 09:11:40AM +0100, KES magazine wrote:
> hi Tenui,
> Tenui <tenui@ifrance.com> suggested using GPGshell:
> > But in your case, one e-mail address with several keys,  at the
> > command  prompt, disable the keys you do not want to use with
> > "disable 0xkeyID"
> > GPG will then encrypt with the first enabled
> > encryption key in the list.
> that exactly is the problem: GPG does NOT use the first _enabled_ key
> (I also think it should do that), but tries to use the first key it
> finds and stops with an error, when this one is disabled...

Yes, this is a problem.  It will be fixed in GnuPG 1.2.2.


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