gpg --gen-key fails with "invalid packet (c2b=2d)" using gpg4win-1.1.1 and XP Pro
wk at gnupg.org
Wed Jul 11 08:27:36 CEST 2007
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 23:21, dara.parsavand at boeing.com said:
> When I run at a Command Prompt gpg --gen-key, I get (after a bunch of
> +^.> characters and two messages saying to type to generate random
> gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=2d)
Please check your pubring.gpg and secring.gpg. You find these files in
the home directory as printed by "gpg --version".
I guess that these files are ASCII armored key files taken from
somewhere else. Make a backup of these files, delete them and try
again (best on the command line).
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