Interoperability: GnuPG 1.0.6, PGP 7.1.1

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Jun 18 20:11:02 CEST 2002

On Sun, Jun 16, 2002 at 09:01:37PM -0500, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> Problem with key interoperability, guys.  On a Windows 2K box I have both
> PGP 7.1.1 and GnuPG 1.0.6 installed.  My key works fine in GnuPG 1.0.6.
> I exported the key with `gpg --armor --export-secret-key rjhansen >
> secret.asc'.  No problem; I get a nice ASCII-armored block.  When I try to
> import that into PGP 7.1.1, I get a strange "No data found" error.  On the
> key import screen, it shows a key with a blank UID.  Once the key is
> imported, I can sign with it, but not decrypt.
> I have recreated this bug on a WinXP box with GnuPG 1.0.7 and PGP 7.1.1.
> Can anyone tell me if this is a known problem?  If so, what's the fix?

Well, I won't ask you to post your secret key ;)

Are you willing to post the output of:

gpg --export-secret-key rjhansen | gpg --list-packets


Also, where was the key originally generated (GnuPG?  PGP?)


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