decryption failed: secret key not available

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Wed Jul 21 18:18:12 CEST 2010

Am Mittwoch 21 Juli 2010 18:01:58 schrieb Rahul R:
> But how to generate a secret key in command mode... i have the public key
> with me and imported it.. but still not able to decrypt...

You are funny... Obviously it is impossible to "generate" the secret key for a 
given public key. Otherwise it wouldn't make sense to call it a "secret" key 
if anyone with access to the public part could easily create it.

Somebody has had access to the secret key once. If you know who that is and he 
still has the key then you can ask him to export it for you. It that's not 
possible and no export file of the secret key happens to appear then you don't 
have any chance to decrypt messages which have been encrypted for this key 

PGP: D44C 6A5B 71B0 427C CED3 025C BD7D 6D27 ECCB 5814
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