--with-sig-check silently ignored when used with --import and --recv-keys

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue May 5 09:47:46 CEST 2015

On Mon,  4 May 2015 17:58, diafygi at gmail.com said:
> Gotcha. Would it be possible to throw an error when --with-sig-check
> is included with --import or --recv-keys? When silently ignored, it is
> very easy for a user to assume that the signature checks passed.

No.  The purporse of the --with-* options is to allow putting them into
your gpg.conf.

If you want to check the signatures you use the --check-sigs command.



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