change the passphrase

Werner Koch
Thu Nov 15 09:59:01 2001

On Thu, 15 Nov 2001 09:13:18 +0100, Chris Niekel said:

> Hi,
> I've made a bit of a mistake, and send my passphrase partially in a mail
> to a hotmail account. So, learning to be paranoid, I thought it might be
> a good idea to change it. But I can't find in the docs how to do it.

gpg --edit your_key

Enter the command "passwd" and follow the prompt.  Make sure that no
backup copies are lingering around.