Creation Date GnuPG 1.1.90 on secret key?

David Shaw
Mon Jul 22 19:12:01 2002

On Sun, Jul 21, 2002 at 10:37:28PM -0500, Greg Strong wrote:

> Why does GnuPg version display a creation date of 7-22-02 on the
> secret key when in fact it was 7-21-02?
> The date on the public key is correct.  When I list the key I receive
> the following information:
> pub  1024D/EF2178E3  created: 2002-07-21 expires: never      trust: u/u
> sub  4096g/2624CFE7  created: 2002-07-22 expires: never
> (1). Greg Strong (Gold Wing Rider) <>
> Is this possibly due to not setting the time zone variable in my
> autoexec.bat file or is this a bug in 1.1.90? I did restore my OS
> partition which probably wiped the one that did exist of
> "SET TZ=CST6CDT,04,1,0,7200,10,-1,0,7200,3600".

Well, I took a look at the key and it's fine.  Amusing, perhaps, but
fine.  In GMT time, you created the primary key 7/21 23:43 and the
subkey around 37 minutes later on 7/22 0:20 - after midnight, so it's
the next day.


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