"Malformed user ID"

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Thu Feb 3 08:23:13 CET 2005

On Wed, 02 Feb 2005 21:12:18 +0100, Thomas F Düllmann said:

> everytime I want to encrypt any file/text following error message is
> displayed:

> "malformed user id"

You used an empty string for a user ID (recipient or signer), it does
not match the syntax for a keyid or similar.

You should give an example of what you did and not just a part of the
error message.



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