Restoring a backup key
osamak at gnu.org
Sun Oct 31 19:53:06 CET 2010
After a chat on the gnupg IRC channel, I found out that the backup gpg
made was only partial. It was for one of my secret subkeys.
$ gpg --list-keys
pub 2048R/5BFA8C2E 2010-10-01
uid Osama Khalid (osamak) <osamak at gnu.org>
sub 1024R/567A2834 2010-10-01
sub 2048R/D023251F 2010-10-01
$ gpg sk_<...>.gpg
sec 1024R/567A2834 2010-10-01
The primary secret key is not included in the "sk_<...>.gpg" file. I
wonder why gpg would suggest that "backup of card key saved to
Am I missing something here?
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