Keys clean of all signatures except those made by others I trust

Peter Lebbing peter at
Tue Jan 23 12:34:40 CET 2018

On 23/01/18 08:41, FuzzyDrawrings via Gnupg-users wrote:
> Title says it all.

From the man page:

>        --edit-key
>               Present a menu which enables you to do most of the  key  manage‐
>               ment  related  tasks.   It expects the specification of a key on
>               the command line.
> [...]
>               clean  Compact  (by  removing all signatures except the selfsig)
>                      any user ID that is no longer usable  (e.g.  revoked,  or
>                      expired). Then, remove any signatures that are not usable
>                      by the trust calculations.   Specifically,  this  removes
>                      any  signature that does not validate, any signature that
>                      is superseded by a later signature,  revoked  signatures,
>                      and signatures issued by keys that are not present on the
>                      keyring.

(Apparently you agree on the name for the concept, a "clean" key :-)



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