gpg 2.1.6 toggle doesn't

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Jul 28 18:27:49 CEST 2015

On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:58, bozho at said:

> When we're talking about private keys "not being there", is there a difference
> between a private key that has been deleted from your own keypair and a
> private key that's never been there (i.e. you only have someone else's public

You can't know.  The presence of the secret key data file in
private-keys-v1.d is the only indicator whether there is a secret key.
("secret key" and "private key" are equivalent in OpenPGP parlance)

> Also, the indicator that the private key is present on the card (> in the gpg
> -K output) would be useful in gpg --edit-key output.

Right.  I'll check whether this can be done easily.



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