Re-using keys

Ross Druker
Wed Aug 27 16:00:02 2003

This may be a dumb question, but I'm just getting started.

I have a user who has been using a Windows version of pgp.  I've recently
compiled and installed a Unix version of gnupg.  The user asked me if they
could re-use their Windows keys in the Unix system.  But from what I've read, I
need to generate a new public/private key pair for the user using gpg
--gen-key.  Is this correct?  Or is there some way to "import" their existing


Ross Druker                                      Rohm and Haas Co.                             Philadelphia, PA
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