gpg: can't put a policy URL into v3 (PGP 2.x style) signature

Ivan Boldyrev boldyrev+nospam at
Sat Apr 10 06:21:35 CEST 2004

On 8710 day of my life David Shaw wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 03:14:00PM -0400, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
>> > You're presumably getting this error not because you can't clearsign,
>> > but because you can't have a policy URL or notation in a v3 key.
>> ========================
>> but i should be able to include a policy URL in a data signature, and i am
>> using a v4 key.
> You probably have --force-v3-sigs or one of the --pgpX options set.

AFAIR, --force-v3-sigs is default (at least in some versions).  I had
to use no-force-v3-sigs in my gpg.conf.

Ivan Boldyrev

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