BAD Signature

David Shaw
Wed Jul 31 19:42:02 2002

On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 01:34:19PM -0400, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Does anyone know what a "BAD Signature" is.
> I haven't found that anywhere in the documentation.  How  can a signature
> be bad and gpg still know who it belongs to?

It means the signature is bad, but the signature packet itself is not
corrupted to the point of not being able to read the issuer out of it.

It's not perfect - if the signature is BAD, the keyid of the issuer is
certainly suspect.


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