Problems with armored Keyrings
Wed Apr 23 13:40:02 2003
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Am Mittwoch, 23.04.03 um 13:04 Uhr schrieb Werner Koch:
>> it seems, that gpg is unable to work with ASCII-armored keyrings.
> keyrings are not defined in OpenPGP; it is up to an implementation to
> decide how to store keys and whether to store them at all. What
> OpenPGP indeed defines are transport formats for keys and GnuPG
> adheres to that.
> The published interfaces to handle keys in the transport format are
> the commands --import and --export.
This is the way i do it. The main question (Michael Nahrath wrote about
this yesterday) was, why you can't list the contents (keys and
signatures) of an armored keyring. The explanation from David Shaw is
| A known limitation, and (weakly) necessary in that it makes a lot of
keyring management easier.
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