Local signatures v. exportable signatures

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Fri Mar 15 17:59:02 2002

On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 03:48:11PM -0000, Dick Gevers wrote:

> Recently I started using GnuPG 1.0.6 under W2K, together with 
> GPGShell for Win v. 2.25.
> Neither on the command line nor in GPGShell can I see any 
> difference between a locally signed key and a key bearing an 
> exportable signature. I know which are which but I don't want to 
> remember it, I would like to be able to see which is what. 
> Now the only difference I can find is when the key is exported, but
> I would like to see it while the keys are on my pubring, either in 
> GPG and/or in GPGShell. 

GnuPG 1.0.7 shows a "L" between the "sig" and the keyid for local
signatures.  I don't know about GPGShell.

GnuPG 1.0.7 is getting closer to release.


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