Modifying an uid, can it be done?
alphasigmax at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 09:05:31 CEST 2005
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Ismael Valladolid Torres wrote:
> I edit my own public key:
> Of course I can add new uids using the adduid command:
> [ultimate] (1) Ismael Valladolid <i.valladolid at oberthurcs.com>
> [ unknown] (2) Ismael Valladolid Torres (Oberthur Card Systems)
> <i.valladolid at oberthurcs.com>
> [ unknown] (3). Ismael Valladolid Torres <ismaeval at free.fr>
> Looks like it would be enough deleting uid 1 and setting uid 2 and
> primary, then it would "look like" I had edited the first uid. However
> in that case I lose the "ultimate" tag to the left of the primary key.
> What does this tag mean here? Which way to have this tag for the new
> uids created?
UIDs *should* be self-signed upon creation. Trying signing your key with
itself and updating the trust database.
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