By Lars | July 21, 2022
We are pleased to announce a new release of
sq, our command line
tool for OpenPGP operations. This release brings some more
functionality, as well as some bug fixes.
A summary of the user-visible changes from the past four months since the previous release:
sqcan now add and remove key User IDs.
sqcan now generate a subkey for authentication.
sqnow handles malformed certificates in a
sq keyring listmore gracefully.
sqcan now certify an expired or revoked key.
sqcan now handle session keys when decrypting.
sqcan now show the direct mode Web Key Directory URL for an email address. See
sq wkd direct-url.
sq inspectdisplays a certification, it now also displays the hash algorithm, and whether the certification is valid according to the current policy.
sq --versionnow shows the cryptographic backend that it’s been built with.
The policy arguments for
sq keyserverhave been unified. The command line option is now