can't encrypt doc to myself

Walter Truitt
Wed, 24 Nov 1999 08:53:01 -0600

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>>>>> "DR" == David L Rubin <> writes:
DR> I created a DSA/ElG key pair using --gen-key and then I tried DR> to encrypt a message to myself, getting the following errors: DR> I don't understand why I can't access my own public key (the DR> ID is correct as far as --list-keys is concerned). I need DR> help! DR> david Hmmm. Well, it works for me. I would recommend possibly using the keyid rather than the ID. - From my work: wtruitt@sun1464$ cd /tmp wtruitt@sun1464$ cat > hello simple message wtruitt@sun1464$ gpg -ea -r hello wtruitt@sun1464$ ls hel* hello hello.asc wtruitt@sun1464$ more hello.asc - -----BEGIN PGP MESSAGE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.0 (SunOS) Comment: For info see hQEOA4CXsXoqF4kAEAP8DNM0Z5K6/B6TO3Rnr7xgGncINhz4YIRdN7AAGms52LK4 D9dAxVtmNuS8UjRdkbvqaXSGcV1yJBnv/hmPF4bvmz1u5/uaqmnfR4De+zBrBhbM JC0CN6lY2fYKzjekjojRU/T/nYRf1WsLUnakJK1y4GqdMMqbeBHq7XG7JpS7cRUE AIAVzlesopxMQ2KjELrMs3e8a4g8r0ln3iqRDIKXhBf3TRxJehMo6tchi0K8vRdD uDWjx303Wsra16FKoUVx0P9QB/XOLqMMhkPw35nkgTkGKH+8D64xpq0i1gnnhJis RbEfAF6ITc+iaLlc+elXNrpjMzUk1C9K3PuXUyVyNmHiyTCYLmKvmGZ23JKyylXY BZQY5PxDEblobv709vu7y+2IEtbVMbzcpbkEdYdVNpVQijs= =0tzi - -----END PGP MESSAGE----- wtruitt@sun1464$ gpg -kv pub 1024D/4DFD9F1E 1999-09-21 Walter Truitt \ <> uid Walter Truitt (work) \ <> sub 1024g/2A178900 1999-09-21 wtruitt@sun1464$ rm hello.asc wtruitt@sun1464$ gpg -ea -r 0x4DFD9F1E hello gpg: using secondary key 2A178900 instead of primary key 4DFD9F1E Please wait, entropy is being gathered. Do some work if it would keep you from getting bored, because it will improve the quality of the entropy. wtruitt@sun1464$ -walter -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.0 (SunOS) Comment: Processed by Mailcrypt 3.5.4 and Gnu Privacy Guard <> iD8DBQE4O/vKiLUKb039nx4RAsq3AKC6/W7ef2XuyrlOS8wbunaUIUxgNwCfdcpf 5KaEmNM/kDjVQZQs0TvZFL0= =b7QS -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- ------- =_aaaaaaaaaa0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Content-ID: <> |\ _.,,---,._ /, `.-'`' -. ;-;;._ 'The human race has one really |,4- ) )-,_..;\ ( `'-' effective weapon, and that is '---''(_/--' `-'\_) laughter.' -- Mark Twain Public key available at: ------- =_aaaaaaaaaa0--