auto-key-retrieve usefulness/annoyance

Teemu Likonen tlikonen at
Wed Oct 4 20:01:09 CEST 2017

A three-part recipe for small annoyance:

 1. "auto-key-retrieve" in gpg.conf
 2. Automatic signature verification in email client.
 3. The email I'm about to read was signed by a key that's not on

The result: There's a delay of several seconds every time I open the
message and in the end my email client (Gnus) says:

    [[PGP Signed Part:No public key for B47D162E09E21476 created at
    2017-10-04T11:13:25+0300 using RSA]]


/// Teemu Likonen   - .-..   <> //
// PGP: 4E10 55DC 84E9 DFF6 13D7 8557 719D 69D3 2453 9450 ///
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