backup startegy for keyrings

David Shaw dshaw at
Sun Feb 29 14:18:36 CET 2004

On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 11:08:54AM -0500, Hasnain Mujtaba wrote:
> Hi all,
> How does GPG backup its keyrings? Are the keyrings backed up before
> a key is added or deleted? If somehow a keyring get corrupted, what
> can we do to recover our keys?

The pubring is backed up automatically.  Look in your ~/.gnupg
directory for "pubring.gpg~", which is the backup for "pubring.gpg".


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