Werner Koch wk at isil.d.shuttle.de
Tue Sep 22 12:10:01 CEST 1998

Brian Warner <warner at lothar.com> writes:

> Oops, yes, that works perfectly. I should read through the options structure
> some more.. there are all kinds of handy tricks lurking in there. Does
> --gen-prime still do anything? :-).

Only if you uncomment MAINTANER_OPTIONS somewhere at the top of

> (incidentally, in my test I was surprised to see that my key wasn't protected
> with a passphrase. I was sure I had used --edit-key and "passwd" to set one
> after importing it from my 5.0 keyring. Is it possible that the secondary
> [encryption] key could have a passphrase but the primary [signature] key might
> not? If so, which does --edit-key "passwd" affect?)

That is a bug.  The same passphrase is used for all keys.  I add a
warning to --edit-key when a key is not protected.


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