Multiple keyring support: GPGV
Thu Nov 14 12:43:04 2002
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At 22:36 2002-11-07 -0500, you wrote:
>On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 09:22:25AM -0500, David Shaw wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 11:46:07PM +1100, David Clarke wrote:
>> > On Tue, 29 Oct 2002, David Shaw wrote:
>> > > Now you still have the current pubring listed first in key listings,
>> > > but new keys go to the catch-all ring. To override, restore
>> > > writability to pubring.gpg.
>> > >
>> > > (I'm not saying this is necessarily optimal, but it does give you what
>> > > you want).
>> > It's certainly not as nice as it used to be, especially when you want to
>> > move or update keys. I'd be interested in hearing why the behavior
>> > changed.
>> I'm not sure why it changed. Werner would have to say.
>> I am interested in the problem though. It seems to me that the 1.0.6
>> behavior is just as "bad" as the 1.0.7 - it's just different and
>> easier to work around to get what you want. In 1.0.6, a user is
>> forced to put the catchall keyring last. What if the user wants it
>> somewhere else?
>> What if there was a way to flag a particular keyring (from either
>> gpg.conf or the command line) as the default one, and that keyring
>> became the one that new keys were imported into? Would that solve
>> everyone's problem?
>I just committed a feature to do this on the development version of
>GnuPG if anyone is interested in playing with it. Use
>"default-keyring" to denote the keyring that you want imports to go to
>by default. You may change it on the command line as well. If you
>don't specify a default-keyring, then the behavior is unchanged -
>imports will go to the first writable keyring.
> David Shaw | email@example.com | WWW http://www.jabberwocky.com/
this will make it easier to maintain the trustedkeys.gpg for gpgv as well,
wouldn't it? I have had some trouble creating and maintaining the trusted
keyring. I have not found any easy way to add new keys to trustedkeys.gpg
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