Check that s2k-count has changed

Chris Poole lists at
Fri Jul 8 16:10:47 CEST 2011

When changing my secret key's passphrase, I bumped up the s2k-count to
6553600 (I just added two zeros; I don't notice any slow down when
decrypting on a Core2Duo).

How can I confirm that this count is being used?

I ran gpg --list-packets ~/.gnupg/secring.gpg, which told me a number
for "protect count" (in the secret key packet section). Does this map
to the number I gave on the command line when changing my passphrase?


Chris Poole

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