script to clean my keyring
JPClizbe at tx.rr.com
Tue Oct 30 01:57:53 CET 2007
> I like to clean my key ring automatically. I have put the attached lines
> together to do this. But something is wrong, the script shows the data
> which need to be changed but the update is not saved. Experts, what is
> wrong here??
> for i in `gpg --list-keys --fixed-list-mode --with-colons |
> grep "^pub" | cut -f5 -d":"` ; do
> gpg --batch --yes --edit-key $i clean
How about doing it this way:
cp pubring.gpg pubring.tmp
gpg --import-options import-clean --import pubring.tmp
> And a general Question:
> I like to frequently run "gpg --refresh-key" and after this the above
> script, in case it works, to get rid of the overhead. Do you think this
> is a good idea to do so?
gpg --keyserver-options import-clean \
--keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.org refresh-keys
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