Ignoring expiration dates

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Wed Jan 2 15:25:38 CET 2008

On Wed,  2 Jan 2008 13:53, fweimer at bfk.de said:

> Oh well, this is a bit counterintuitive because the expiration time is
> a hard fact in X.509, and rather fuzzy in OpenPG.

I don't agree that it is fuzzy in OpenPGP; it is well defined.  The fact
that you may change the expiration time does not make it fuzzy.

> Would you accept a patch, even if it's a kludge?  (Expiration doesn't

Sure.  Make it also --debug-ignore-expiration and for gpg2 (backporting
it then is easy).



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