[PATCH 1/3] test/crypto: clarify the difference between ownertrust and validity

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Sat May 4 14:33:26 PDT 2019

This is a subtle difference, but the output of notmuch shouldn't ever
change based on ownertrust itself -- notmuch is intended to show valid
User IDs, and to avoid showing invalid User IDs.

It so happens that setting ownertrust of a key to ultimate sets all
associated user IDs to "full" validity, so the test is correct, but
just misnamed.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net>
 test/T350-crypto.sh | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/test/T350-crypto.sh b/test/T350-crypto.sh
index 6045a7dc..bd369f8f 100755
--- a/test/T350-crypto.sh
+++ b/test/T350-crypto.sh
@@ -135,8 +135,9 @@ test_expect_equal_json \
     "$output" \
-test_begin_subtest "signature verification with full owner trust"
-# give the key full owner trust
+test_begin_subtest "signature verification with full user ID validity"
+# give the key ultimate owner trust, which confers full validity on
+# all user IDs in the certificate:
 echo "${FINGERPRINT}:6:" | gpg --no-tty --import-ownertrust >>"$GNUPGHOME"/trust.log 2>&1
 gpg --no-tty --check-trustdb >>"$GNUPGHOME"/trust.log 2>&1
 output=$(notmuch show --format=json --verify subject:"test signed message 001" \

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