Create subkey that will expire in 10 hours
peter at digitalbrains.com
Thu Apr 4 12:44:45 CEST 2013
On 04/04/13 12:37, Hauke Laging wrote:
> That seems not to be part of the documentation...
The doc file DETAILS mentions it for unattended key generation:
> Expire-Date: <iso-date>|(<number>[d|w|m|y])
> Set the expiration date for the key (and the subkey). It may
> either be entered in ISO date format (2000-08-15) or as number
> of days, weeks, month or years. The special notation
> "seconds=N" is also allowed to directly give an Epoch
> value. Without a letter days are assumed. Note that there is
> no check done on the overflow of the type used by OpenPGP for
> timestamps. Thus you better make sure that the given value
> make sense. Although OpenPGP works with time intervals, GnuPG
> uses an absolute value internally and thus the last year we
> can represent is 2105.
Although I interpreted it to mean the number of seconds since the epoch.
I didn't realise the notation was also valid for interactive key generation,
though. Otherwise I would have answered OP, because I found it while looking for
the answer to his question.
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