Re: How to transition to a new UID?
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On 14.02.2012 13:48, Wolodja Wentland wrote:
> Following the discussion in  and most importantly  it seems
> as if the primary UID is not really important as any UID is
> acceptable if the real name matches.
I can confirm that. That's how I can upload, as keyring maintainers
ignored my desired UID when importing my key into the DM keyring so I
rely on the name for matching an upload with a key ID. That said, this
seems a fragile setting to me, generally speaking.
> As this holds true for my key it seems to me as if the best course
> of action right now would be to keep on using my old UID until the
> update has been incorporated into the maintainer keyring. Once
> that happens I can start to use the new one and can upload without
Should be so. Either that, or you become DD where rules are more
> Are there other aspects of a UID change that I am overlooking?
As long as either your name or your UID matches, you are fine. That
said, I am not sure how exactly the key transition works for DMs. I
could be wrong, but I think there is no automated update or a DM's
with kind regards,
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