2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net
Sat Sep 27 18:03:38 CEST 2014
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On Saturday 27 September 2014 at 3:31:38 PM, in
<mid:87k34pi185.fsf at vigenere.g10code.de>, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:21,
> 2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net said:
>> And I wonder whether 1.4.x could cope with RSA subkeys
>> on an ECC main key.
> No, it won't be able to handle such a key. It is not
> possible to verify the user-id and subkey binding
> signatures which are done by the primary key.
I already tried to import an ECC key with 1.4.18, to see what would
happen. This was an ECC main key with an ECC subkey.
It imported the ECC main key, and warned me the user-id was
But it would not import the ECC subkey, and the output simply told me
"skipped subkey". I suppose this would be because, as you said, the
subkey binding signature could not be verified.
MFPA mailto:2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net
All generalisations are dangerous, even this one.
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