Problems using --keyring

Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder
Wed Jan 15 21:48:03 2003

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On Wed, 2003-01-15 at 16:30, Carl B. Constantine wrote:
> I'm trying to host a GPG Signing party for members of our LUG (VLUG --
> as described in this excelent article:
> However, the
> --keyring option in GnuPG doesn't seem to be working.
> I exported a bunch of keys to a separate file from my current public
> keyring. if I run gpg --fingerprint --keyring newkeyfile.gpg, I get
> fingerprints from my regular public keyring not the new file. It doesn't
> seem to matter if the gpg file is in armor ascii or binary format.

 - a keyring is not just exported keys written to a file, keyrings have
a special format. So you'll have to export them and then do '--keyring
blah.gpg --import < keys'

 - you may want to use the --no-default-keyring (or such) option, too,
to get the results for *only* the new keyring.

-- vbi

get my gpg key here:

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