compatibility of Gnupg-1.4.9 to Gnupg-1.0.6
er.rahulkausik at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 10:05:18 CET 2009
Thanks for your suggestion that helped me lot.
one question i would like to test:
I created a key ( using gpg --gen-key from gnupg-1.0.6 ) after that
i exported that key as
gpg --output customer.asc --armor --export <key id "rahul_kaushik"> # used
now i took that customer key where my gnupg-1.4.9 running.
and inport that key and also signed that using --edit-key.
now i was able to encrypt the file ( for example test.txt ) using that key
id ( which i have imported )
but there is some problem that i am facing while decryping the same message.
>: gpg -d test.txt.gpg
gpg: WARNING: using insecure memory!
gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html for more information
gpg: encrypted with 1024-bit ELG-E key, ID 8BF79D26, created 2009-02-05
"rahul_kaushik (user1.0.6) <er.rahulkausik at gmail.com>"
gpg: decryption failed: secret key not availabl
Please help me in sorting out this problem...............
David Shaw wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 03:16:07AM -0800, rahul kaushik wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Thanks for your attention towards my problem.
>> One thing that i still would like to know about gpg is
>> Is it possible for me to use keyring and trustdb of Gnupg-1.4.9 while
>> Gnupg-1.0.6. can keyring generated ( using --gen-key ) by Gnupg-1.4.9 be
>> used with gnupg-1.0.6.
>> What i think, it may not be possible to convert keyring or trustdb from
>> upper version ( 1.4.9 )
>> to keyring of lower version ( 1.0.6 ).
> That is correct. The file conversion from 1.0.6 to 1.4.9 is one way.
> If you want to go back to 1.0.6, you need to export your keyrings from
> 1.4.9 and then re-import them to 1.0.6. You cannot simply use the
> same files.
> Gnupg-users mailing list
> Gnupg-users at gnupg.org
View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/compatibility-of-Gnupg-1.4.9-to-Gnupg-1.0.6-tp21621863p21847624.html
Sent from the GnuPG - User mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
More information about the Gnupg-users