Get signatures from a keyring file
JPClizbe at tx.rr.com
Tue Nov 14 13:53:16 CET 2006
Yiannis Pefkianakis wrote:
> My question is how I can export the signatures from the keyring file.
> The answer I am looking for, is not the command "check" because I
> want to extract the actual signature.
> I had an idea to convert the keyring to ascii and parse it, but i
> don't know the format of file so I cannot do it.
A keyring is (at present) just a collection of packets. You may find definitions
of the packet structure in RFC 2440. Latest draft is at
You could also use the output of 'gpg --list-keys --with-colons'. An explanation
of its output format is in the documentation that comes with the source.
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