--export-options export-reset-subkey-passwd in gpg 2.1.x
wk at gnupg.org
Thu Oct 9 21:14:17 CEST 2014
On Thu, 9 Oct 2014 18:26, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:
> This is a bit confusing, but it makes sense if i read the first sentence
> as "without a passphrase" instead of "with a passphrase" -- is that
> right? certainly when i look at the output, the exported secret keys
Sure, that is what I meant.
> if the emitted key is passphrase-locked already, then why do i need to
> provide my passphrase in the first place for the export?
gpg-agent does not store the key in the OpenPGP format and thus wee need
a passphrase to convert it back.
> Would you be open to a patch that does that for 2.1? I'd be fine if it
> only works for --export-secret-subkey when the subkey is specified
> To be clear, i'm not proposing that we should implement all of these
> things in gpg-agent -- ssh-agent works for me and matches the workflow
I was just tossing ideas. Definitely not a goal for 2.1.0.
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