copy GNUPG keys for user from one box to another

Thomas Arend ml at
Sun Feb 8 11:58:00 CET 2004

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Am Sonntag, 8. Februar 2004 01:33 schrieb gabriel rosenkoetter:
> This is an absurd argument. I'm done after this.
> On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 11:49:14AM +0100, Johan Wevers wrote:
> > What permissions? You can't do a chmod, or set them on NTFS?
> There's no clear mapping between NTFS and Unix permissions.
> > GnuPG will warn if the permissions are dangerous (although I
> > admit I didn't test that on my win2000 system because I use FAT32
> > there).
> Whenever you get around to using it on the remote machine, which may
> not be immediately.
> > I suggested copying the keyfiles, not the option file. And copying
> > between GnuPG and PGP will of course require import/export (or even more
> > when keys are encrypted by algorithms the other doesn't support).
> I was moving from PGP to PGP, and the configuration files are
> absolutely necessary in that implementation. (More to the point,
> unless you knew exactly which files were necessary, you'd feel
> safest just copying them all... but all you really need to do is
> export and import.)


my propasal will merge the to keyrings - the local one and the remote one. 
export / import will merge the keyrings and you wont loose any changes in 
your local keyring. 


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