Moving key rings?

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Feb 25 15:30:40 CET 2005

On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 08:47:56AM -0500, Doug Chamberlin wrote:
> I have installed GPG on a development machine and used this configuration 
> to generate a key pair. I have also imported public keys from others.
> I now need to copy the key rings being used to a production machine.
> Do I have to export my secret key and import it on the production machine 
> (along with the other public keys)? Can't I just copy the entire GnuPG 
> directory to the new machine and expect everything to work fine?


(exporting and reimporting works also)


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