BAD signatures for GnuPG Stable

Steve Butler sbutler at
Wed Jan 27 15:53:31 CET 2016

Perhaps an ASCII download instead of binary?  That would make the download file larger!

-----Original Message-----
From: Gnupg-users [ at] On Behalf Of Aaron Tovo
Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 8:45 PM
To: gnupg-users at
Subject: Re: BAD signatures for GnuPG Stable

Interesting. The file I downloaded is actually larger than what it should be!

-rw-rw-r--  1 aaron aaron  855815 Jan 25 21:44 libgpg-error-1.21.tar.bz2

On 01/26/2016 03:26 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jan 2016 05:41, aarontovo at said:
>> $ gpg --verify libgpg-error-1.21.tar.bz2.sig 
>> libgpg-error-1.21.tar.bz2
>> gpg: Signature made Sat 12 Dec 2015 06:03:30 AM CST using RSA key ID
>> 4F25E3B6
>> gpg: BAD signature from "Werner Koch (dist sig)"
> Please check the length of the file to make sure you downloaded it 
> complelety.
> The size of libgpg-error-1.21.tar.bz2 is 763186 bytes.
> Shalom-Salam,
>    Werner

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