[slug] Re: Ohhhh jeeee: ... this is a bug

Nori Heikkinen nori+lists-gnupg-users@maenad.net
Sun Mar 30 05:08:02 2003

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on Sat, 29 Mar 2003 09:59:27PM -0500, Gabe Rosenkoetter insinuated:
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2003 at 09:45:14PM -0500, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> > i guess anything is a possibility -- how might i have done that?
> This:
>   gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring ~/.gnupg/secring.gpg \
>     --import <foo>
> would be the obvious way.

i've certainly never done that.

> > orange:~/.gnupg> gpg --no-comment --export-secret-key nori | gpg
> > --list-packets | grep public
> > :public key packet:
> > :public sub key packet:
> >=20
> > does that mean i did?
> Well, it means there really is a public key packet in your secret
> key ring. (Mine certainly doesn't produce that.)
> Is that the full output?


> What do you see when you go do gpg --edit-key <your keyid>?

orange:~/.gnupg> gpg --edit-key 7ede5499                                 [7=
Secret key is available.

pub  1024D/7EDE5499  created: 2003-02-12 expires: 2004-02-12 trust: u/u
sub  2048g/7B50B249  created: 2003-02-12 expires: 2004-02-12
(1)  Nori Heikkinen <nori@heikkinen.net>
(2)  Nori Heikkinen <nori@maenad.net>
(3). Nori Heikkinen <nori@sccs.swarthmore.edu>


> What happens if you do that export using your keyid rather than
> letting GnuPG try to pattern match off your email address?

argh.  i was doing this on my old key, i guess, and forgot about that
possibility.  okay, here's better:

orange:~/.gnupg> gpg --no-comment --export-secret-key 7ede5499 | gpg
--list-packets | grep public

=2E.. produces nothing.

so i guess i *don't* have a public key in there.

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