PGP to GnuPG
alphasigmax at gmail.com
Fri Jun 16 12:44:01 CEST 2006
Ash M wrote:
> I am working on a project to convert PGP keys to GnuPG.
> Most of the keys created recently have successfully been migtated but I am
> unable to migrate the ones created using PGP Version: 4.0 Business Edition.
> The error I get is: ( gpg version 1.4.2 )
> $ gpg --import pubkey.pub.asc
> gpg: WARNING: using insecure memory!
> gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html for more information
> gpg: key 390CA571: no valid user IDs
> gpg: this may be caused by a missing self-signature
> gpg: Total number processed: 1
> gpg: w/o user IDs: 1
> Following is the output from pgp for the same key:
> $ pgp -kvv 0x390CA571
> Looking for user ID "0x390CA571".
> Type bits keyID Date User ID
> RSA 1024 0x390CA571 2003/09/24 KKK <one_e05>
> sig 0xCC7AB923 MFF user <mff at check.com>
> 1 matching key found.
> I have heard that there are compatibility issues between GnuPG and older
> versions of PGP but is there any way of getting around this ?
> Any help would be well appreciated.
If you still have the secret key, you can have the key sign itself and
then this error will not occur. Otherwise, you can use the option in GnuPG
to import the key, and then have it sign itself.
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