Unrevoke revoked uid

Bernhard Walle Bernhard.Walle at gmx.de
Tue Aug 17 21:32:44 CEST 2004


* David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> [2004-08-17 21:25]:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 03:04:46PM +0200, Bernhard Walle wrote:
> > 
> > is it possible to revert a revocation of a UID without simply adding
> > the same UID again?
> It depends.  If you sent the key with the revoked UID to people or
> keyservers, then it is harder - you need to re-sign the user ID.
> If you never sent the key with the revoked UID to anyone, just use
> delsig to delete the revocation and you're done.

I sent the key to keyservers. Resigning is just what I thought because
revoking a UID only means revoking the signature of the UID.

But how can I perform resigning? Just selecting a UID and the "sign"
command didn't work.


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