Wed Jul 2 15:22:04 2003
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On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 02:07:17PM -0500, 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?
You can select the subkey via the "key" command. So:
gpg --edit-key (thekey)
key 1 <-- selects the subkey. If you have more than one, use 2, 3, 4, etc.
GnuPG does all the self-signature work underneath the hood.
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