Help me on CommandLine Key Deletion in GPG 1.0.7
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jul 23 13:13:01 CEST 2002
On Tue, 23 Jul 2002 13:40:12 +0530 (IST), Thanga Prakash S said:
>> gpg --batch --comment "" --status-fd 1 --no-tty --verbose --delete-secret-and-public-key -- F7A0E344A285FD91CEFD4B96F35ED62BE91C6FC1
> gpg: can't do that in batchmode
> gpg: F7A0E344A285FD91CEFD4B96F35ED62BE91C6FC1: delete key failed: eof
> Why the key deletion fails in GPG? how to correct it?
else if( opt.batch && secret )
log_error(_("can't do that in batchmode\n"));
Deleting a secret key in batch mode is deliberately inhibited. I am
note sure why I did it this way. You may want to remove these 2 lines.
Because gpgme allows to delete a secret key we should better remove
this extra precaution.
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