Problems with two active encryption subkeys
expires2010 at ymail.com
Wed Nov 10 19:52:00 CET 2010
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On Wednesday 10 November 2010 at 3:21:21 PM, in
<mid:201011101621.21613.mailinglisten at hauke-laging.de>, Hauke Laging
> AFAIK gpg takes the (compatible) subkey which is valid
> for the longest remaining period.
I thought Gunpg used the largest available subkey for the task, and
multiple appropriate sukeys were of the same size the newest would be
> Unfortunately you
> cannot even force gpg to use a certain subkey
> (directly): Giving a subkey ID as encryption target
> triggers a strange process: gpg looks for the main key
> of this ID and then selects the subkey as if the main
> key ID had been given...
What happens when you specify the subkey with an exclamation mark (!)
after the key id?
MFPA mailto:expires2010 at ymail.com
I think not, said Descartes, and promptly disappeared
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