Why the software is crap

david at gbenet.com david at gbenet.com
Fri Nov 14 18:27:01 CET 2014

On 14/11/14 13:31, Johan Wevers wrote:
> On 14-11-2014 13:24, david at gbenet.com wrote:
>> I have cooled. You can export your private key - you can export your public key.
> I've never done that, except when I imported my old pgp 2.x keys in
> GnuPG a long time ago (sometime when GnuPG became really usable on
> windows, with 1.0.4 or so). Exporting and  re-importing keys can often
> lead to warnings about thrust issues.
> I just copied pubring.gpg, secring.gpg, trustdb.gpg and gpg.conf. The
> last one sometimes required manual editing, especially in the time when
> IDEA and RSA were loadable modules, but that's long over.
> Sometimes the owner/group and properties need to be set but my
> experience is that GnuPG complains clearly when you do that wrong
> (importing a key while pubring is not writable will fail of course).

That fails


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