automated signing with password-less subkeys

Timo Schulz twoaday at
Sat Sep 7 13:06:02 CEST 2002

On Fri Sep 06 2002; 07:26, Joe Rhett wrote:

> % gpg --homedir /website/.gnupg --armor --batch -r jrhett --sign 
> --encrypt < /etc/hosts
> gpg: secret key parts are not available
> gpg: no default secret key: general error
> gpg: [stdin]: sign+encrypt failed: general error

You know that --export-secret-subkeys replaces the *primary* secret key,
which is used for signing, with a dummy key? So you need to have 
a subkey which is able to sign because only subkeys, as the command
said, were exported.


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