Using Smartcards without it's public key
wk at gnupg.org
Sat Mar 3 22:14:12 CET 2012
On Fri, 2 Mar 2012 10:49, Mustrum at mustrum.net said:
> Can I use my openPGP smartcard to decrypt a file with a empty keyring ?
No. Public OpenPGP keys are often pretty lare and would not fit on the
card. Thus we decided not to do it at all.
My usually advise is to put an URL to the public key into the URL field
and then use the fetch sub command of the --card-edit menu to retrieve
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