How to change trust model
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue May 10 23:58:11 CEST 2005
On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 11:52:19PM +0200, Per Tunedal Casual wrote:
> gpg --trust-model PGP --check-trustdb
This is the "new" PGP trust model from PGP 5 and later.
> gpg --trust-model classic --check-trustdb
This is the standard old trust model from PGP 2.x and GnuPG 1.2.x.
For most people, they will not see a difference between these two.
Only if you are issuing trust signatures (tsign) will a difference
> gpg --trust-model direct --check-trustdb
This is a no-trust model, where you set each key trust individually,
and there are no calulations necessary.
> I don't see the difference between them. I am interested in the
> implications for the validity of keys. How can I make the best use of
> a signature from a CA?
I can't answer that question in those terms. I don't know what you
want to do, who the CA is, how the CA signs...
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