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--search-key broken with duplicate key ID (short)
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Description

Release: 1.4.1

Environment

Ubuntu Linux Breezy (5.10)

Description

--search-key broken with duplicate key ID (short).

Here is the example:
gpg --search-key Figuiere
gpg: searching for "Figuiere" from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
(1) Hubert Figuiere <hub@nit.ca>

Hubert Figuiere <hub@figuiere.net>
Hubert Figuiere <hub@abisource.com>
Hubert Figuiere <hfiguiere@teaser.fr>
Pedro R. Fernandez (GNU/Linux User #000.204.555 http://counter.li.org/
  1024 bit DSA key A56E15A3, created: 2002-01-30

(2) Hubert Figuiere <hub@abisource.com>

Hubert Figuiere <hfiguiere@teaser.fr>
Pedro R. Fernandez (GNU/Linux User #000.204.555 http://counter.li.org/
  1024 bit DSA key A56E15A3, created: 2001-10-02

Keys 1-2 of 2 for "Figuiere". Enter number(s), N)ext, or Q)uit >

In short key ID A56E15A3 is duplicate as it match two keys on the server: mine (uid = hub@fguiere.net) and someone else (uid = Pedro R. Fernandez)

While I expect that searching with key ID should find both keys, search by name should not. It breaks other software like GPG enigmail for the same feature.

Fix

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This is not a GnuPG bug, but a keyserver bug. GnuPG just
displays what the keyserver returns, and the keyserver is
returning the wrong thing.

Reporting this to the sks developers.