deluid // why no passphrase required ?

Johan Wevers johanw at
Thu Aug 11 01:32:33 CEST 2005

Eric wrote:

>Deleting a uid just means,
>more or less, chopping a block of bytes out of secring.gpg.

Are uid's also stored in the secret key? I thought they only existed
in the public key, since that's the only place where they are needed.
Storing in the secring is double: one can assume that if you have a
secret key, you'll also have the corresponding public key.

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