is there a way to modify the date when signing?

Werner Koch wk at
Wed May 22 11:59:37 CEST 2013

On Tue, 21 May 2013 23:55, mixmaster at said:

> I would like to sign all my messages and have it appear to be signed on
> the Epoch date 1970...unless there is some other default way gnupg 

Don't do that; there was no OpenPGP in 1970 and on some systems you may
run into problems.  If you want to use a faked date, better use
2001-01-01 or so.

With newer versions of GnuPG-2 you may use

  --faked-system-time 20010101T000000

alternative use seconds since Epoch.



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