keyserver-options: self-sigs-only, import-clean, import-minimal

Peter Lebbing peter at
Wed Jul 3 13:50:31 CEST 2019


On 03/07/2019 13:17, Werner Koch wrote:
> --keyserver-options recognizes all import options in addition to
> keyserver specific options.

But then import-minimal could be modified so it includes the behaviour
currently planned for self-sigs-only, and import-minimal could be made
the default for --keyserver-options, eliminating the need for another
option called self-sigs-only.

I don't think there is a need for the extra granularity:

1) --keyserver-options self-sigs-only retains all self-sigs

2) --keyserver-options import-minimal retains only the most recent

Is there a good use-case for the former? If the latter also filtered out
non-self-sigs in a very early stage like planned for self-sigs-only, in
addition to its current functionality in a later stage of import, it
would prevent the poison.



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