dougb at dougbarton.email
Sat Dec 27 20:41:41 CET 2014
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On 12/27/14 9:36 AM, Sandeep Murthy wrote:
| I have four keypairs associated with my main email, two of which
| are revoked and one expired. But if I try to edit the main key
| associated with email by
| $ gpg --edit-key <email>
| then it invokes gpg and points to one of the revoked keys rather
| than the active key. I have to explicitly give the short ID of the
| active key to edit that key and get its fingerprint.
| Is there a way to change this, or I am doing something wrong?
No, and no. :)
If you have multiple keys that match a pattern (such as your e-mail
address) then gpg is going to take its best guess as to which one you
mean. In this case, the guess isn't what you wanted, so you have to
specify the key Id.
hope this helps,
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