MIME or inline signature ?

Stephan Beck stebe at mailbox.org
Mon Feb 16 18:19:25 CET 2015

Am 16.02.2015 um 00:01 schrieb Damien Goutte-Gattat:
>> > What's wrong with what I am doing?
> You provide GnuPG with only the *signature*. You need to also give it the
> *signed data* (the message) so that it can perform the verification.
> If you want to do that manually (something you don’t usually do with PGP/MIME
> signatures, since it’s quite cumbersome): In addition to what you have already
> done (saving the signature itself in “signature.asc”), you must also extract the
> MIME part that was signed.

Thanks, Damien, now my GPG (stand-alone) has verified the signature, telling me
BAD signature. I don't know why, but I do not worry (too much).


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