Fetch smartcard key from disk

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Nov 19 13:48:24 CET 2008

On Nov 19, 2008, at 5:25 AM, Michael Kesper wrote:

> Hi,
> * David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> [2008-11-18 09:13:54 -0500]:
>> The easiest way to tell if you have libcurl support is to try doing:
>>  gpg --fetch-keys file://C:\smartkey.asc
> What about simply using gpg --import <filename> ?

This allows you to generalize.  The card can store a URL to the key,  
whether it's HTTP or FILE, or what have you.  --import only works for  
local files.  The card "fetch" command works for all ways to get a key.


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