Generating smart-card stubs on a clean computer?
John at Mozilla-Enigmail.org
Wed Sep 1 07:31:53 CEST 2010
Grant Olson wrote:
> On 9/1/10 12:39 AM, David Shaw wrote:
>> Do you have the public key corresponding to the card key on that box? You
>> need the public key plus a run of --card-status to generate the stubs.
> That did the trick. As did John's suggestion to run fetch from 'gpg
> --card-edit' I'm assuming 'fetch' just runs an import for the keys
> stored on the card.
Nope. fetch grabs the public key alá 'gpg --fetch'. From --card-edit's help:
> gpg/card> ?
> quit quit this menu
> admin show admin commands
> help show this help
> list list all available data
> fetch fetch the key specified in the card URL
> passwd menu to change or unblock the PIN
> verify verify the PIN and list all data
> unblock unblock the PIN using a Reset Code
Then --card-status creates the needed key stubs
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