Problem with keys

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Tue Jan 15 17:10:06 CET 2013

Am Di 15.01.2013, 18:49:43 schrieb Leo Treasure:

> When I clear sign a message using a newly created key pair it always
> chooses the sub key instead of the main key. This happens even when
> using --default-key <the main key ID>.

This is the expected behaviour. Why don't you want to use your subkey?

You can force the usage of the mainkey:
--local-user  0x1a571df5\!
--default-key 0x1a571df5\!

(the \ is for the shell and not always necessary)

The main key should not be available for normal usage. The keyword is: offline 

PGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5 (seit 2012-11-04)
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