hashed user IDs [was: Re: Security of the gpg private keyring?]

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Mar 11 21:14:38 CET 2011

On Mar 11, 2011, at 8:33 AM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:

> On 3/11/2011 1:07 AM, Ben McGinnes wrote:
>> Out of curiosity, how big is that now?
> My complete /var/lib/sks/DB directory comes in at 7.8G.  Not too large.

That's the on-disk SKS database format, and so contains a good bit of non-key data and other inefficiencies.  A dump of just key data is around 3.5G nowadays.


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