Importing new subkeys

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Tue Dec 10 23:15:54 CET 2013

Am Di 10.12.2013, 15:42:40 schrieb Phillip Susi:
> So my old subkeys are about to expire so I created some new ones at
> home and exported them with --export-secret-subkeys.  When I try to
> import them at work, gpg just says I already have that key and stops.
> Why isn't it merging the new subkeys?  I ended up having to delete
> the master key from the keyring in order to import the new subkeys.

There is a technical restriction which prevents merging secret keys or secret 
key components from different sources. This is not going to change before 2.1.

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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