different fingeprint and uid after upload to keyserver

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Mon Jun 24 00:18:01 2002

On Sun, Jun 23, 2002 at 07:04:54PM +0200, Malte Gell wrote:
> Hello,
> I just had a very strange problem, after creating a new key and uploading it 
> to wwwkeys.de.pgp.net I visited the site to check, whether everything is 
> fine, but couldn't believe my eyes, the key on the server has a different 
> KeyID and fingerprint !
> The (correct) KeyID is 0xDEB97ECB and the fingerprint is
> A87A B704 4D7D C829 0D8E  CE92 F6A6 4899 DEB9 7ECB
> but after doing a gpg --send-keys 0xDEB97ECB I found my uploaded key with a 
> different ID and fingerprint:
> http://blackhole.pca.dfn.de:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x3C332C4F
> I have never created 0x3C332C4F i have uploaded 0xDEB97ECB and now I get  
> 0x3C332C4F ?! I don't have a key 0x3C332C4F and have never created it.

Yes.  This is a bug in the keyserver.  There is nothing wrong with
your key.


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