Problem with PGP key
broonie at sirena.org.uk
Fri Sep 23 22:17:43 CEST 2005
On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 02:14:36PM -0500, Alaric Dailey wrote:
> Over at CAcert we are having problems with a user trying to get his PGP
> key signed. This PGP key works properly under PGP, but fails to even be
> imported with any version of GPG we have tried. Can someone tell me what
> the problem is, is this a bug, is this just a bad way to form the user
> ID or what?
pub 2048R/80B42B0F 2005-09-23
Key fingerprint = 971D C3C0 2397 8113 2C7D 5145 1086 CBD7 80B4 2B0F
uid JOHN W. MOORE III (GSWoT:US:26) <johnmoore3rd at joimail.com>
sub 3072g/684C50FA 2005-09-23
appears to import just fine with at least GnuPG 1.4.1 but...
> -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
> Version: PGP 8.1
...it only does so once the empty comment field is repaired (either by
removing it or filling it in). Without that GnuPG barfs before looking
at the key data itself:
| gpg: invalid armor header: Comment:
"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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