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Re: Changing the ID on a Debian key

>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Langasek <vorlon@netexpress.net> writes:

    Steve> Since you're not uploading a new key, only a change to a
    Steve> key that's already in the ring, you should be able to get
    Steve> away with uploading straight to the keyserver.

    Steve> $ ggp --keyserver keyring.debian.org --send-keys <key ID>

    Steve> As long as the new uid is signed with your key (the default
    Steve> when adding new uids), there's a valid chain of trust and
    Steve> you will be able to use the new uid for uploads, even if
    Steve> the new uid isn't signed by other developers.

How do you do the opposite? ie. How do you delete an old uid, which
corresponds to an E-Mail address that no longer works (for instance)?

(deleting the uid and uploading to the server wont delete the extra
uid on the server. Same goes for importing the key into gpg too).
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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