Question: revocating a key without pollution

JanuszA.Urbanowicz JanuszA.Urbanowicz
Mon Dec 17 19:53:02 2001

Martin Blais wrote/napisa=B3[a]/schrieb:
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> In other words, I want to publish a chunk that contains ONLY:
>  - my new public key
>  - a revocation certificate for my old public key
> I can only seem to generate a chunk with the following:
>  - my new public key
>  - my old public key, along with the revocation certificate.
> Is it doable?  How do I do it?
> I have tried importing the revoked key with a blank db, and gpg DOES add =
> revoked key to the ring, which is exactly what I'd like to avoid.
> The way I'd expect it to work would be to ignore revoked keys when import=
>  When I try to import a simple revocation certificate (without the associ=
> key), gpg correctly ignores the certificate because it doesn't have the=
> corresponding key, which is exactly what I want:

I believe you can't import a revocation certificate without having the key
it applies to.

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