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Key ID size

Posted by: Joe Barr on June 29, 2004 10:43 PM
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Just wanted to point out that with all recent versions of gpg (those creating v4 keys, to be exact), the key ID is the lowest 64 bits of the
fingerprint. So in the example, your key ID would be hex 88889999.


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