Keygrip v fingerprint ?

Philip Jackson philip.jackson at
Sun Nov 30 11:57:33 CET 2014

On 30/11/14 01:32, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote:
> The keygrip is protocol-agnostic whereby the fingerprint would differ
> e.g. between OpenPGP and X.509. From [0] (note "[2]"):
> The keygrip is a unique identifier for a key pair, it is
> independent of any protocol, so that the same key can be used with
> different protocols.  PKCS-15 calls this a subjectKeyHash; it can be
> calculated using Libgcrypt's gcry_pk_get_keygrip ().

Thank you, Kristian

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