Updating GnuPG to 1.4.9
faramir.cl at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 13:48:49 CEST 2008
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Laurent Jumet escribió:
> 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.
I figure it is a good idea to export the private and public keyrings
before doing any change... I mean, upgrades are good things, but
sometimes can cause unexpected effects. With a backup, if everything
goes wrong, you can always reimport the keys.
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