Seeking clarification with a few GPG concepts
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Aug 13 23:51:19 CEST 2014
On Aug 13, 2014, at 8:22 AM, Peter Lebbing <peter at digitalbrains.com> wrote:
> It is precisely as you said, GnuPG does allow reinstigating a revoked
> UID. However, there is a slight hitch in the UI that means you can't do
> it completely straight-forwardly. You need to delete the offending UID
> before re-adding it, but other than that, it works, and the
> certifications are even carried over.
gpg2 --expert -u (thekey) --edit-key (thekey)
Select the uid you want to un-revoke
You'll get a prompt like "XXXX was already signed by key YYYYY. Do you want to sign it again anyway?". Say "yes".
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