Why does gpg -k write to tofu.db?

Brian Minton brian at minton.systems
Tue Aug 18 17:24:32 CEST 2020

On Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 05:40:44PM -0400, Brian Minton wrote:
> real 117m26.112s
> user 25m56.486s
> sys 90m31.859s

Sorry about the bad signature.  But, the question remains, why would
just listing 13 thousand keys take 2 hours? By comparison, gpg1 takes
just over a second with the same keys (except for ecc keys of course)

laptop:~$ time gpg1 -k|wc -l

real	0m1.094s
user	0m1.061s
sys	0m0.034s

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