uploading subkeys

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Mon Sep 14 16:43:05 CEST 2015

On Mon 2015-09-14 04:07:20 -0400, Marko Bauhardt wrote:
> [ Werner wrote: ]
>> You may use this notation to force the use of this subkey.  However,
>> an OpenPGP key(block) always consists of a primary key and optional
>> ant number of subkeys.
> Ok.
>> The transfer format does only allow sending of entire OpenPGP
>> key(block)s.
> Ok, thx. This was not clear for me. Can you point me to some
> documentation about key blocks and primary key / subkey?

a Transferable Public Key (aka "keyblock" and "OpenPGP certificate") is
defined here:




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