Revoke a key 0E84608B

Doug Barton dougb at
Tue Jan 31 22:26:58 CET 2012

On 01/31/2012 13:08, Marko Randjelovic wrote:
> On 01/31/2012 01:58 PM, Werner Koch wrote:
>> No. That is way we suggest to create and print out a revocation
>> certificate right after key creation.
> Thanks all to your suggestions.
> I just got one idea. I have a backup. Can I unpack my secret ring file
> backup and use it to generate revocation certificate, since in that file
> it's still old passphrase that I typed many times?

If you have access to a valid copy of your secret key there is no reason
to revoke it ... unless of course you have reason to believe that it's
been compromised in some way.



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