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Use hkps:// and port 443 for key retrieval

Ghost User requested to merge (removed):hkp_80 into master

At both...

  • Home, on a Spectrum cable internet connection in the Dallas area
  • At work, in a heavily firewalled / proxied university network

... it is not possible to retrieve keys from --keyserver as this is using port 11371 on which outbound connections fail.

Most keyservers, including listen on the hkps protocol at port 443 for this reason. I think it would be good to use --keyserver hkps:// by default to avoid issues on restrictive networks.

If this is not accepted I'll just need to manually modify when I am working on the package helpers.

Edited by Ghost User

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