problems importing from a keyring

James Troup james at
Sun Feb 28 22:32:33 CET 1999


Are we meant to be able to import from a keyring direct?  If so, it
doesn't appear to be working for me.

| 22:18:40 at cookie| ~ $gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring ./bat.gpg --import ./baz.gpg
| gpg: packet(6) with unknown version 0
| gpg:./baz.gpg: read error: unknown compress algorithm
| gpg: Total number processed: 0
| gpg: import from `./baz.gpg' failed: unknown compress algorithm
| 22:19:15 at cookie| ~ $

The `baz.gpg' keyring in question is at


`bat.gpg' doesn't exist.  gpg used is plain jane 0.9.3.  They import
fine if I extract the keys first.


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