Signatur type 0x30, Certification revocation signatures

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Jul 23 19:07:00 CEST 2004

On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 11:28:48AM +0200, Holger Sesterhenn wrote:
> Hi,
> I do some tests with key/uid revocation.
> Calling 'gpg --edit' I use the commands 'revuid' on a uid and 'revsig'
> on the self signature of the same uid. The result (using --list-packets)
> seems to be 2 additional signatures of type 0x30 on this uid.
> Looks like there a two ways to get the same effect (revoke this uid).
> Correct?

Yes.  Revoking a self-signature effectively revokes that user ID.
"revuid" and "revsig" on a self-signature are identical.


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