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

Ben McGinnes ben at adversary.org
Sun Mar 13 07:02:05 CET 2011

On 12/03/11 6:26 PM, John Clizbe wrote:
> That's the SKS implementation of the key database. On top of the
> keys, there are several other tables. Within each table there is
> also empty space, most commonly space left at the end of a page.
> The present size of just the raw keys -- like you would pull in a
> keydump to bootstrap a server -- is 4.38 GB

Thanks.  I think I might have to play around with installing a local
server.  I don't have a big enough link to run a public server, but
running a local one would probably serve as an interesting exercise.

Is the source on the sks-servers.net site or should I be looking


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