GPG Recipients List

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Dec 3 20:15:16 CET 2003

On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 02:26:37PM -0500, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:

> humbug:~% gpg --recv-key 16DE8D28
> gpg: requesting key 16DE8D28 from
> gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> gpg: Total number processed: 0
> On the system where I already have Dennis's key:
> uriel:~% gpg --recv-key 16DE8D28
> gpg: requesting key 16DE8D28 from
> gpg: key F53BA904: "Dennis Patrick Lambe Jr." not changed
> gpg: Total number processed: 1
> gpg:              unchanged: 1
> Could it be considered a bug that gpg doesn't tell me it was unable
> to fetch the key if I already have it?

Probably, but I think what really happened was that you got two
different servers in the rotation.  16DE8D28 is a
subkey, so one server allowed searches by subkey, and one didn't.

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