pubring.kbx, no secring?

Matthias Apitz guru at
Tue Dec 22 14:45:59 CET 2015

El día Tuesday, December 22, 2015 a las 02:41:24PM +0100, Neal H. Walfield escribió:

> Hi Matthias,
> On Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:28:28 +0100,
> Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > Question: Why I do not have a file .gnupg/secring.kbx (as I have had
> > with v1.x)? And, why are the keys stored in .gnupg/private-keys-v1.d?
> The short answer is that we are using a new format.
> Note: GnuPG 2 will automatically migrate keys from secring.kbx to
> .gnupg/private-keys-v1.d the first time it is run.

Hi Neal,

Just to make sure: there have been no v1.x keys (I move away the old
.gnupg dir), why are the new v2 keys in a dir named .gnupg/private-keys-v1.d?



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