gpg --edit-key when the key has many signatures

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Jul 20 23:45:04 CEST 2004

On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 10:22:47PM +0200, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Hi,
> sometimes when editing a key (in order to sign a specific uid associated
> with the key) it takes quite a while until the command prompt shows. It
> seems to be related to the number of signatures on the key and occurs
> also when only the key to be signed and the signing key are in the
> public keyring.

How long is "quite a while"?

How many is a "number of signatures"?


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