how to use invald e-mail?

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Feb 12 21:20:30 CET 2013

On Feb 12, 2013, at 11:20 AM, refreshing at wrote:

> When key is created gpg asks for e-mail address and it must be in proper
> format email at domain.
> I saw keys without valid email already.
> How to do it?

gpg --allow-freeform-uid --gen-key

              Disable all checks on the form of the user ID while generating a
              new one. This option should only be used in very  special  envi‐
              ronments  as  it does not ensure the de-facto standard format of
              user IDs.


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