Verify with missing public key: unexpected returncode

Gerd v. Egidy gerd.von.egidy at
Fri Mar 3 18:28:16 CET 2017

Hi Kristian,

On Friday, 03 March 2017 18:11:04 CET Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote:
> On 03/03/2017 06:04 PM, Gerd v. Egidy wrote:
> > When reading the gpg2 manpage on return codes:

> One quick observation, if using this in automated way and return code
> matters, you likely want to check out "gpgv", otherwise you should be
> parsing --status-fd output for more details

Yes, this is an automated scenario. I'm already using --status-fd and parsing 
it's output. But to be on the safe side, I was checking the return code too. 

With the way gpg2 currently implements the return codes it seems I can't use 

Kind regards,


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