Gpg key lost in self update

David Niklas doark at
Sun Jan 1 02:38:11 CET 2017

On Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:15:52 +0000
Christoffer Stjernlöf <k at> wrote:

> doark at writes:
> > I used a config file (hand written), and concatenated several of it's
> > lines to form a super long strong passphrase for my key.  
> There is no way to crack an arbitrary private key. However, since your
> passphrase is limited to the space of valid config files, the search
> space is massively limited. You could try generating several reasonable
> combinations of config options in this file format and see if one of
> them unlocks the key.

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