Re: [openpgp] PGP signatures

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net> Thu, 26 July 2012 22:36 UTC

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On 07/26/2012 03:13 PM, George Lind wrote:
> Can anyone explain how signatures are calculated, particularly on public
> keys?

computing OpenPGP signatures in general:

  https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4880#section-5.2.4

The particular format of primary key packet:

 https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4880#section-5.5.2

If you have more specific questions, or you have code that is supposed
to behave a certain way but isn't, please ask or show more detail.

hth,

	--dkg