"http" & "finger" keyserver schemes

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sat Feb 12 05:52:40 CET 2005

On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 09:41:55AM -0800, ms419 at freezone.co.uk wrote:

> I added a "sig-keyserver-url" & "keyserver-options auto-key-retrieve" to
> my gpg.conf, & sure enough! verifying data signatures retrieves my
> key from my preferred keyserver, if it's absent -
> I also tried signing a friend's key, but either key signing doesn't
> include my "sig-keyserver-url", or I'm not correctly verifying the
> signature - "gpg --keyserver-options auto-key-retrieve --list-options
> show-keyserver-urls --check-sigs" doesn't retrieve the key with which I
> signed my friend's key, if it's absent.

There is no feature to include a keyserver URL inside a key signature.
It's not an impossible thing to do, but there is no support for it


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