newbie curious about subkey usage

Adrian von Bidder avbidder at
Fri Nov 7 13:38:53 CET 2003

On Friday 07 November 2003 11:49, DD LL wrote:
> hi, I'm kinda new to GNUPG and was if anyone can help (or point me in right
> direction) on the following:

> is it possible to specify specific subkey to sign and encrypt data?

Yes. <subkeyid>! - the manpage has some more details

> Does --import merge both public and private key attributes (I can't seem to
> do this without deleting the older secret key)

afaict the private key attributes are not merged.

> any way to export only specific subkeys(public) from the keyring?


-- vbi

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