--list-sigs, --check-sigs and --list-keys
sk at intertivity.com
Wed Feb 2 20:25:05 CET 2005
But it is true that --check-sigs just extends the --list-keys call?
> Behalf Of David Shaw
> Sent: Mittwoch, 2. Februar 2005 16:41
> On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 01:19:25PM +0100, Sascha Kiefer wrote:
> > Hi.
> > 1. is it true that --check-sigs and --list-sigs have pretty much the
> > same output: --check-sigs just adds the signature information?
> --list-sigs shows the sigs. --check-sigs goes one step
> further and checks the sigs for validity.
> > 2. is there a significant performance difference between
> > and --list-sigs?
> In general --check-sigs is going to be slower as there is
> more work to do. Whether it is significant or not depends on
> a number of factors. In most cases with 1.4.0, it's not even
> noticable. In some cases (with Elgamal signatures and older
> GnuPG), it's 20-30 minutes slower.
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