GPG Confirmation

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri May 8 22:11:19 CEST 2009

On May 8, 2009, at 10:37 AM, jnhemley wrote:

> I was given a new key to use with our partner for encryption.  
> Previously, the
> key was working fine. I removed  all keys and then imported our key  
> and then
> the partner's key. I set trust to ultimate. The encryption works but  
> I now
> get a confirmation message.How can I get rid of this confirmation  
> message so
> I can batch my encryption ?

You need to tell GPG that your partner's key is valid.  To do this:

   gpg -u my-key --lsign-key my-partner-key

Then set 'my-key' to ultimate trust if you haven't done that already.


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