lsign produces exportable signatures when used for self-sigs

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Sep 13 16:17:10 CEST 2013

On Sep 13, 2013, at 1:22 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at> wrote:

> GnuPG is currently not able to create a non-exportable self-sig.  If you
> try to do this, it gives an error:
> WARNING: the signature will not be marked as non-exportable.

This is by design (hence the warning message), as an unsigned user ID is not really meaningful as anyone could add it against the will of the keyholder, and a locally signed user ID is effectively unsigned.


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