decrypt : primary key or subkey ?

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Jun 13 18:04:08 CEST 2007

On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 05:18:54PM +0200, Bruno Costacurta wrote:

> I think that the problem came few months ago : as I changed computer
> I exported secret key only, but not secret-subkey. And so I
> installed the keyring but without secret part of my subkey on my
> current computer.
> Question: An export-secret should be followed by a
> export-secret-subkey ?  Correct ?

No. --export-secret exports the whole secret key, including subkeys.
--export-secret-subkeys exports ONLY the subkeys, and is likely not
what you want.


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