[Announce] new gnupg snapshot
Sat Apr 7 15:04:03 2001
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On Sat, 7 Apr 2001, Stefan Bellon wrote:
> You can just import the keypair as you thought it might work. Then
> GnuPG tells you that the secret key wasn't imported and that you should
> use --allow-secret-key-import on the command line for that operation
> (it's in g10/import.c line 610 if you want to have a look).
Ah, okay. For some reason I was thinking that was a compile-time option,
not a run-time option.
> So, I don't see any problem here. New users just _try_ things. So
> they'll try to import as usual and then come across this message. Not
> even a need to consult a man page, methinks.
Still, I forsee a FAQ on this.
Also, I'm not clear on how using this option prevents the attack. So,
instead of doing it in one step, I do it in two... RJ <G> :)
RJ Marquette rj(at)rmarq.pair.com RSA:448B035F DSS:CB45C555
My PGP and Skating pages: http://rmarq.pair.com
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