--export problem

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Thu Apr 7 09:42:44 CEST 2005

On Thu, 7 Apr 2005 11:56:39 +0530 , "Thutika, Srinivas (ODC said:

> But when I try to import from from --import I am getting keys only I am not
> getting the secrect keys

--export dies not export secret keys because, well, they are secret.

If you really need to move the secret keys to another machine, you
need to use the command --export-secret-keys to export the secret
keys (and only them).  --import will just fine import secret keys.



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