AW: German "umlauts" in passphrase

sk at sk at
Mon Jul 17 14:37:18 CEST 2006

just convert everything to utf-8!


>Hi all !
>This should be a simple question, but I have failed to find an answer to it.
>Is it possible to use german umlauts in the gnupg passphrase?
>The reason I ask is that I imported a keypair from my windows keyring when I 
>switched my laptop to linux, and now I cant use it as it has umlauts in the 
>passphrase. I cant even change the passphrase as I can not enter it....
>Do I really have to export my key to windows and remove the umlaut, or is 
>there another solution ?
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