Sorting the recipeint keys (was: How know who is a file encrypted for ?)

Dirk Traulsen dirk.traulsen at
Thu Feb 28 08:59:18 CET 2008

Am 27 Feb 2008 um 19:47 hat Werner Koch geschrieben:

> The solution to this is pretty clear, we need to read all public key
> encrypted packets first and sort them so that own keys come first
> followed by other keys and finally by the wild card keys.  This also
> allows us to order the trial decryption to minimize smart card
> changes.
> I have not implement this because obviously I have not yet suffered
> enough from that problem.

Werner, please do it. Making decryption clearly more comfortable is a 
good thing and the better if you personally have a benefit of it.


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