Speed of trustdb update?
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon May 8 17:38:49 CEST 2006
On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 03:56:05PM +0200, Sebastian Wiesinger wrote:
> I'm using gnupg quite a lot and after importing ~100 keys from a
> keysigning party, the trustdb updates got painfully slow:
> $ time gpg --check-trustdb
> gpg: 3 marginal(s) needed, 1 complete(s) needed, PGP trust model
> gpg: depth: 0 valid: 1 signed: 124 trust: 0-, 0q, 0n, 0m, 0f, 1u
> gpg: depth: 1 valid: 124 signed: 37 trust: 113-, 0q, 0n, 3m, 8f, 0u
> gpg: depth: 2 valid: 9 signed: 11 trust: 5-, 3q, 0n, 0m, 1f, 0u
> gpg: next trustdb check due at 2006-06-25
> real 0m54.860s
> user 0m42.880s
> sys 0m1.710s
> As you see it takes almost am minute to update everything. Is there a
> way to make that process quicker? I already do --rebuild-keydb-caches
> every night but it doesn't help very much. The only solution right now
> is to disable the automatic trustdb-checks and update it in the middle
> of the night.
> The system is a AMD K6 with 350MHz, perhaps it's just too slow? Any
> ideas how to speed up the trustdb check would be appreciated.
What version of GnuPG are you using?
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