Why gpg 2.1.9 cannot export secret key without passphrase?

Dmitrii Tcvetkov demfloro at demfloro.ru
Fri Nov 27 19:05:22 CET 2015

On Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:05:36 +0100
Guilhem Moulin <guilhem at fripost.org> wrote:
>I think this is incorrect.  gpg --export's output is always in the
>OpenPGP format (possibly armored), while as of 2.1 private material is
>stored in another format (in ~/.gnupg/private-keys-v1.d/$KEYGRIP.key).
>Thus the agent asks for the passphrase to decrypt the private key, and
>gpg reencrypts it on the fly (using the same passphrase).
Yes, I confused it with OpenSSH key output, sorry.

On Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:58:01 +0200
Andrey Utkin <andrey.od.utkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> P. S. I haven't received 2 of 3 replies to my gmail mailbox, had to go
> to maillist archive to review the thread. Have this happened to
> anybody else, is this a known issue?
I'm sorry, reason is I replied only to mailing list without sending
message directly to your address.

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