deleting signatures from uids

Michael Kallas michael.kallas at
Wed Nov 1 18:18:08 CET 2006


Stijn Hoop schrieb:
> On the keyservers, there are therefore lots of signatures on my key
> from others that a) are really not useful anymore or b) that I have
> never even met (how did those get there!). Fortunately it looks like
> I can delete those signatures locally with --edit-key and then using
> 'delsig'. However I cannot get the keyservers to accept the new key
> without the useless signatures; they only seem to add new ones (as
> is evident from the multiple self-signatures now present).

This works as designed, as far as I know.
Else an attacker might be able to remove signatures from your key.

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