unable to encrypt to one specific user

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Sun Nov 3 05:24:02 2002

On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 02:58:32PM +1100, savanna wrote:
> I'm unable to encrypt my messages when sending email to one specific
> user (I can encrypt to others). My email client is mutt. I've cross
> posted, as I'm not sure is this is a gpg or mutt issue.  I've looked in
> my .gpgrc file for mutt, and noticed this command for listing available
> keys:
> set pgp_list_pubring_command="gpg --no-verbose --batch --with-colons
> --list-keys %r"
> Running "gpg --with-colons --list-keys" at the command line, I've
> noticed the key that is giving me problems is different:
> pub:i:1024:17:5017641E9656AF8D:2001-07-30::::Rev Simon Rumble
> <simon@rumble.net>::scE:
> sub::2048:16:0423F7A3B140A986:2002-07-31:2003-07-31:::::e:

This key is probably not self-signed.  Try retrieving the key from a
keyserver and you'll get the missing bit.


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