Export the smallest possible version of a public key
troworld at rogers.com
Tue Nov 23 19:10:32 CET 2004
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I'd like to send someone the smallest possible version (armored) of my public
key containing only the primary key/primary uid/self sig.
At the moment, I don't see any way to do this, other than deleting all extra
data locally, exporting the key, and then re(stor/fetch)ing it from a
I've looked through the FAQ on gnupg.org, but couldn't find anything relevant.
There was a section on restoring a public key from a private one, but that
seems to be more complicated than the way described above.
Is there an easier way?
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