Changing & verifying the --max-cert-depth in Windows

Grant Olson kgo at
Thu Mar 4 19:01:42 CET 2010

On 3/4/2010 12:45 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> I'm also not sure what the "signed: 128" suggests in the "depth: 1"
> line.  Surely of all 83 keys i've certified, they have collectively
> issued more than 128 certifications themselves.  maybe someone else can
> explain that bit?

I believe that's the number of keys they've signed that are in your
keyring.  The signature attaches to the recipient's key, not the
signer's.  So if you don't have the recipient's key in your keyring, you
don't even know it's been signed by one of the keys you've certified.

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