Detection of a revocation certificate prior to import

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Tue Apr 12 04:10:55 CEST 2016

On Sat 2016-04-02 05:16:42 -0400, Ludwig Hügelschäfer wrote:
> is it possible to identify a revocation certificate prior to import?
> - --list-packets does not seem to be very specific.
> We want to do this in Enigmail prior to import providing a preview.

i don't know of any way to do this in gpg directly :/ I do note that
GnuPG 2.1 automatically creates the revocation certificates (in
~/.gnupg/openpgp-revocs.d) as files named *.rev.  But they're stored in
ascii-armored form, with "-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----" headers


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