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Allan McRae 01-08-2012 11:22 AM

Search for PGP subkeys in a keyserver-acceptable way
 
On 06/01/12 08:47, Dan McGee wrote:
> PGP keyservers are pieces of sh** when it comes to searching for
> subkeys, and only allow it if you submit an 8-character fingerprint
> rather than the recommended and less chance of collision 16-character
> fingerprint.
>
> Add a second remote lookup for the 8-character version of a key ID if we
> don't find anything the first time we look up the key. This fixes
> FS#27612 and the deficiency has been sent upstream to the GnuPG users
> mailing list as well.
>
> Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan@archlinux.org>
> ---


Looks good to me.

Signoff: Allan


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