problem signing public key, ----- gets converted to - -----

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue May 29 16:41:18 CEST 2012

On 5/29/12 9:15 AM, anotst01 at wrote:
> I want to post a public key in a blog and sign the blog entry. The
> problem is, that ----- gets converted to - -----. The reader can't copy
> and paste the public key, he has to remove the "- " first.

The best solution here is to use the keyserver network: it's what it's
there for.  Upload your certificate to the keyservers like so:

	gpg --keyserver --send-key MY_KEY_ID

Then tell people they can fetch your certificate by typing:

	gpg --keyserver --recv-key MY_KEY_ID

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