Problem with revoking my old key
jeandavid8 at verizon.net
Fri Jan 27 03:52:01 CET 2006
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Daniel Löfquist wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> This is my first post on this mailinglist so please bear with me ;-)
> I've had a gnupg-keypair for about 4 years and the public key is published on
> several keyservers. Recently however my key has been compromised so yesterday I
> decided to make a new one. First I made a revocation certificate for the old key
> using "gpg --revoke-gen --output revoke_old_key.asc daniel at kingsofcode.net".
> The revocation certificate looks like this:
> -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
> Version: GnuPG v1.4.2 (GNU/Linux)
> Comment: A revocation certificate should follow
> -----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-----
> Now I've been trying to upload the revocation certificate to the various
> keyservers but none of them wants to accept it. For example, when I try
> uploading it to wwwkey.pgp.net I get this as a response:
> Add failed: Malformed Key --- unexpected packet type and/or order of packets
> Am I doing something wrong or why is my key not being accepted by the keyservers?
I get the same message when I try to import your key. So if it is not you,
it is both Thunderbird 1.5 and the keyserver. I would not expect both to be
buggy in the same way.
.~. Jean-David Beyer Registered Linux User 85642.
/V\ PGP-Key: 9A2FC99A Registered Machine 241939.
/( )\ Shrewsbury, New Jersey http://counter.li.org
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