import pgp public key in gnupg

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Jun 14 14:23:01 CEST 2005

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 10:01:14AM +0200, David.Bauer at SCHERING.DE wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to import a public key from pgp 8.1 into gnupg 1.4.1.
> The pgp key is RSA 1024.
> gpg returns this error messages:
> gpg: armor header: Version: PGP 8.1
> gpg: can't handle public key algorithm 100
> gpg: key EEE64249: no valid user IDs
> gpg: this may be caused by a missing self-signature
> I do not understand the "missing self-signature" because the key has a
> self-signature in pgp.
> Any hints what I'm doing wrong ?

Judging byt eh "algorithm 100", I suspect that key is one of PGP's
X.509 hybrids.  GnuPG does not support that.


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