gpg --gen-key fails with "invalid packet (c2b=2d)" using gpg4win-1.1.1 and XP Pro

Parsavand, Dara dara.parsavand at
Wed Jul 11 20:27:19 CEST 2007

Thanks Werner,

That was exactly the issue - after moving pubring.gpg and secring.gpg to
a backup directory, key generation works fine.  Would it be worth
modifying the code so that it checks for existence of these files and
asks for permission to overwrite them or simply exits with a message
saying that these files must be deleted in order to generate new keys?
(Perhaps GnuPG 2.05 already does this - I haven't had a chance to try it
on Windows yet).


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