BUG in gpg 1.2.3 (Re: Problem with multiple encryption subkeys)

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Oct 15 08:46:21 CEST 2003

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 01:26:00PM +0200, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
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> On Wednesday 15 October 2003 13:06, Holger Sesterhenn wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like to encrypt to a public key which have two ELGamal encryption
> > subkeys (11111111,22222222). Because I don't know which of the subkeys is
> > valid I encrypt to both!
> As reported:
> avbidder at ogo:~/tmp$ gpg --encrypt --armor --recipient 7B389D16 \
> 	--recipient 72B20318 --output file.txt.asc
> gpg: 7B389D16: skipped: public key already present
> BUT:
> avbidder at ogo:~/tmp$ gpg --encrypt --armor --recipient 72B20318\! \
> 	--recipient 7B389D16\! --output file.txt.asc
> gpg: 72B20318!: skipped: unusable public key

Hard for me to say something intelligent here without seeing the

The same thing works just fine for me.

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