NewEntity returns an Entity that contains a fresh RSA/RSA keypair with a single identity composed of the given full name, comment and email, any of which may be empty but must not contain any of "()<>\x00". If config is nil, sensible defaults will be used.

NewEntity is referenced in 0 repositories


func NewEntity(name, comment, email string, config *packet.Config) (*Entity, error) {
	currentTime := config.Now()

	uid := packet.NewUserId(name, comment, email)
	if uid == nil {
		return nil, errors.InvalidArgumentError("user id field contained invalid characters")
	signingPriv, err := rsa.GenerateKey(config.Random(), defaultRSAKeyBits)
	if err != nil {
		return nil, err
	encryptingPriv, err := rsa.GenerateKey(config.Random(), defaultRSAKeyBits)
	if err != nil {
		return nil, err

	e := &Entity{
		PrimaryKey: packet.NewRSAPublicKey(currentTime, &signingPriv.PublicKey),
		PrivateKey: packet.NewRSAPrivateKey(currentTime, signingPriv),
		Identities: make(map[string]*Identity),
	isPrimaryId := true
	e.Identities[uid.Id] = &Identity{
		Name:   uid.Name,
		UserId: uid,
		SelfSignature: &packet.Signature{
			CreationTime: currentTime,
			SigType:      packet.SigTypePositiveCert,
			PubKeyAlgo:   packet.PubKeyAlgoRSA,
			Hash:         config.Hash(),
			IsPrimaryId:  &isPrimaryId,
			FlagsValid:   true,
			FlagSign:     true,
			FlagCertify:  true,
			IssuerKeyId:  &e.PrimaryKey.KeyId,

	e.Subkeys = make([]Subkey, 1)
	e.Subkeys[0] = Subkey{
		PublicKey:  packet.NewRSAPublicKey(currentTime, &encryptingPriv.PublicKey),
		PrivateKey: packet.NewRSAPrivateKey(currentTime, encryptingPriv),
		Sig: &packet.Signature{
			CreationTime:              currentTime,
			SigType:                   packet.SigTypeSubkeyBinding,
			PubKeyAlgo:                packet.PubKeyAlgoRSA,
			Hash:                      config.Hash(),
			FlagsValid:                true,
			FlagEncryptStorage:        true,
			FlagEncryptCommunications: true,
			IssuerKeyId:               &e.PrimaryKey.KeyId,
	e.Subkeys[0].PublicKey.IsSubkey = true
	e.Subkeys[0].PrivateKey.IsSubkey = true

	return e, nil