Removing signatures from key

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Apr 7 21:26:21 CEST 2010

On Apr 7, 2010, at 2:08 PM, <alfa5 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am wondering if it is possible to remove some specific signature from given key. I can remove all signatures by using minimize command (when editing the key), but I did not find any command to select the signature I want to remove. 

When editing the key, you can use the "delsig" command to delete a particular signature (it will ask you for each signature if you want to delete it or not).  You may need to issue "uid (number)" to specify which UID you want to delete the signature from.

Note that if you have this key on a keyserver, deleting the signature won't change the copy on the server.  Once a signature is on a keyserver, it's pretty much there forever.

Alternately, if this is a signature that you issued (as opposed to getting from someone else), you could use "revsig" to issue a revocation for that signature.


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