Re: Changing the ID on a Debian key
At 02:56 PM 10/02/01 -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:
you can't. at least not when keyservers are involved. you can delete
i concur. i've had all sorts of problems with this earlier this week when
trying to add comments to uids (deleted existing, created new ones and then
had doubles of everything). found that i could revoke the signatures on the
old uids but others had signed them so rather than cause confusion i
revoked the whole key and started from scratch.
yup, sucks doesn't it? its too bad there isn't a way to mark a single
uid as revoked or better `obsolete'.
agreed. most annoying. most annoying also that keys/uids/signatures/etc.
linger forever. it would be good if regardless of expiry they were purged
every 12 months or so (although i guess you want the revokes to hang around
- there's probably all sorts of other issues with this i haven't thought of