Multiple keyring support: GPGV

Per Tunedal
Fri Nov 15 14:39:02 2002

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At 23:57 2002-11-14 -0500, you wrote:
 >On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 12:31:45PM +0100, Per Tunedal wrote:
 >> >On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 09:22:25AM -0500, David Shaw wrote:
 >> >> What if there was a way to flag a particular keyring (from either
 >> >> gpg.conf or the command line) as the default one, and that keyring
 >> >> became the one that new keys were imported into?  Would that solve
 >> >> everyone's problem?
 >> >
 >> >I just committed a feature to do this on the development version of
 >> >GnuPG if anyone is interested in playing with it.  Use
 >> >"default-keyring" to denote the keyring that you want imports to go to
 >> >by default.  You may change it on the command line as well.  If you
 >> >don't specify a default-keyring, then the behavior is unchanged -
 >> >imports will go to the first writable keyring.
 >> this will make it easier to maintain the trustedkeys.gpg for gpgv as well,
 >> wouldn't it? I have had some trouble creating and maintaining the trusted
 >> keyring. I have not found any easy way to add new keys to trustedkeys.gpg
 >It could be used for that, but the easiest way to add new keys to
 >trustedkeys.gpg is:
 >gpg --export (key_to_add) >> ~/.gnupg/trustedkeys.gpg

It doesn't work!
I use WinXP on this computer and tried:

gpg --output trustedkeys.gpg --export KEYID
I answered "Yes" on overwrite of the file trustedkeys.gpg

there was a lot of strange output in the Command Window, but nothing changed.

Per Tunedal

Version: GnuPG v1.2.0 (MingW32) - GPGrelay v0.90