Cannot Set the Expiration Date on Secure Subkeys
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Feb 19 17:06:28 CET 2008
On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 05:35:33PM -0800, David Botham wrote:
> I am having problems setting the expiration date on my private subkey.
> I can set it, however, when I quit and then re-edit the key, the
> expiration date is set to 'never', instead of what I had set it to in
> the previous editing session.
> I am missing something?
Nope, you're quite right, and it's a bug.
It's a display bug, as the right data makes it into the key packet,
but --edit-key doesn't properly display it. You can see this by doing
a --list-secret-keys on that particular key, and seeing the proper
expiration is set.
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