Older self signature not stripped
Mon Sep 15 20:43:02 2003
On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 06:47:26PM +0200, Martin Stigge wrote:
> it happened that I have multiple self signatures on some of my uids:
> I read that gnupg automatically strips older self signatures when
> importing keys, but with
> gpg --recv-keys D5CE4FE9
> gpg --list-sigs D5CE4FE9
> this doesn't seem to apply to my key (gpg 1.2.3). Why?
GnuPG never actually stripped older self-signatures. What it did do
was disard any about-to-be-imported self-signature that was older than
an existing self-signature. It did not go back and remove the older
one when importing a newer one.
As of v1.2.3, GnuPG does not even do this any more. Enough people