Updating GnuPG to 1.4.9
laurent.jumet at skynet.be
Tue Jun 3 10:29:25 CEST 2008
Hello MastahYoda !
MastahYoda <mmlith at utu.fi> wrote:
> I'm running GnuPG on Windows and I would like to update my old GnuPG to
> newer version, 1.4.9. How can I do it so, that I can still use my existing
> keys? I tried quick-and-dirty method in my test machine and copy-pasted only
> new exe-files to my old gnupg-folder. Obviously it didn't work, because I
> couldn't find any keys when running --list-keys.. So does anyone know how to
> update correctly? Thanks!
Install GnuPG1.4.9 and by default, main program will be in C:\GnuPG
Copy your actual keyrings in C:\GnuPG\Keyrings
Additional plug-ins like IDEA.DLL are in C:\Lib\Gnupg
Pubring.gpg and Secring.gpg are the default names for GPG; may be your actual keyrings are not in that format but look like .pgp .pkr .skr, so you only need to import them once, to create the .gpg files.
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