Revocation of key with only secret portion
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Thu May 13 19:33:39 CEST 2004
On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 05:46:40PM +0100, Stuart A Yeates wrote:
> I have a key-pair to which I have mislaid the public key but not the
> secret key. The public key is not on the keyservers, but some
> individuals may have it, so I would like to revoke it.
> All of my attemps to either generate a public key from the private key
> or generate a revocation from teh secret key alone have proved
> unsuccessful. Can I do either of these?
You can generate a public key from your private key. How did you
gpg --export-secret-key yourkey > secretkey.gpg
gpgsplit --no-split --secret-to-public secretkey.gpg > publickey.gpg
gpg --import publickey.gpg
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