Trouble signing (was: Trouble exporting keys)
Fri May 16 01:16:03 2003
Neil Williams, on Thu, May 15 2003 at 23:58, wrote:
> I haven't revoked any keys, just started with a completely new one, generated
> exactly as above. 4096 RSA, 1024 DSA and 2048 ElGamal. (I added a photoid
> for fun too but generating that 4096RSA took an age!!)
Try to generate a 4096 Elgamal one... in an offline, only one user, machine (so no much
activity to get entropy from).
> gpg -u f3c504d8 --detach --sign lug.sql
> gpg --verify lug.sql.sig
> gpg: Signature made Thu 15 May 2003 22:49:03 BST using DSA key ID F3C504D8
> gpg: Good signature from "Neil Williams <email@example.com>"
> gpg: aka "[image of size 4569]"
This looks ugly.
Feature request: it's so hard to allow a name being attched to these
photoids? Or it's required this way by the standard?
> That works.
> But I couldn't get it to work for keysigning.
> gpg -u f3c504d8! --sign-key a897fd02
> gpg -u f3c504d8 --sign-key a897fd02
> Makes no odds:
You cannot sign keys with subkeys. See recent posts on the list.
OpenPGP Key ID: FFFD5DA0