Wed Jul 2 12:57:02 2003
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Allan McGuire wrote:
| When creating my key, it was originally for testing purposes and I set
| an expiration date. Well, it became permanent and now I want to change
| the expiration date to "never".
| I have been able to set the "pub" key and the "sec" key and "ssb" key to
| "never" but not the "sub" key. The manual seems to say "The expiration
| time is updated by deleting the old self-signature and adding a new
| self-signature". How do I delete the old signature? Do I need to
| "expire" the "sub" key? If so, how do I select it to do that?
| From the manual and the bits and pieces that I got from the discussion
| threads, I am a little confused on how to do this and what commands to
| use. I have already destroyed my key once, but I am very thankful for
| Gnupg-users mailing list
actually the old signature is not deleted. nothing is ever deleted.
adding a new signature adds a new expiration date. but I suppose if the
*sigining key* expires you are SOL.
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"Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor
man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard." Ecclesiastes 9:16
GnuPG Key Fingerprint:
82A6 8893 C2A1 F64E A9AD 19AE 55B2 4CD7 80D2 0A2D
GNU Privacy Guard http://www.gnupg.org
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) http://web.mit.edu/network/pgp.html, windows
users should try that.
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