gnupg and pgp key compatibility

J Horacio MG Horacio <>
Wed, 8 Sep 1999 15:05:55 +0200

Wayne Pascoe dijo:

> I currently use PGP5 for my email encryption / validation. I'd like to
> move to gnupg to support the gnu more and so that I can use the encryption
> functionality for work purposes (Which I can't with pgp5's license). I
> only have one question... Several people have, and actively use my public
> key to send me mail.
> Is there any way that I can use my current key pair with gnupg or do I
> have to create a new one? If I have to create a new one, what is the best
> way of doing thisi and notifying people?
Add to your ~/.gnupg/options file the lines with the paths to your pgp5 pub and sec keyrings like this: keyring /home/you/.pgp/pubring.pkr secret-keyring /home/you/.pgp/secring.skr Regards, -- Horacio Valencia - ESPAŅA