PGP5/gpg armoring

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Sep 28 11:02:52 CEST 1998

brian moore <bem at> writes:

> Okay, this seems to make PGP5 happy with my key:
>     gpg -z 0 --rfc1991 --no-comment --export bem > bem.key
>     pgpk -v -a ./bem.key
> But if I add an '-a' to the GPG line for armoring the key, PGP5 refuses
> to read it.

I think you can't use --rfc1991 as this does not produce OpenPGP/PGP 5
armor headers.

The "-z 0" is not needed anymore.


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