FW from PGP-Basis: newbie question about bad keys

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Mon Feb 16 19:20:55 CET 2009

On Mon, 16 Feb 2009 18:48, faramir.cl at gmail.com said:

>> The "signatures not checked" seems pretty self explanatory.  What does
>> the bad signatures mean?

The signed data does not match the signature.  That is the signed data
or the signature has been modified or the signature was not correctly
created initially.

> 2 firmas no comprobadas por errores
> (2 signatures not checked due to errors).

All kind of error, like out of memory or file read error.  But most
likely it is bad signature class or a corrupted keyblock (signatures



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