Problems to import and export private keys using GnuPG v2.

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Nov 23 14:42:40 CET 2006

On Thu, 23 Nov 2006 04:55, vini at said:

> $ gpg --import private.pgp
> gpg: importing secret keys not allowed

    if (1)
        /* We don't allow to import secret keys because that may be used
           to put a secret key into the keyring and the user might later
           be tricked into signing stuff with that key.  */
        log_error (_("importing secret keys not allowed\n"));
        return 0;

So you used

                    This prevents access to certain files and won't
                    allow import or export of secret keys. 

with configure.  You need to build a second binary without that flag
and use that binary to import stuff.



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