Importing existing key as subkey

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Apr 19 17:23:42 CEST 2018

On Sat, 31 Mar 2018 02:54, chrisbcoutinho at said:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to consolidate my various master keys into a single master
> with subkeys. On my 'old' computer with gpg2.0 (openSUSE 42.3) I was
> able to export the secret key and split it up with `gpgsplit`.  On my
> new machine (openSUSE Tumbleweed), the `gpgsplit` command is
> unavailable, and I'm curious if that functionality has been removed or

gpgsplit is part of all GnuPG versions and all versions should work for
you.  Thus you may download a gpg 1.4 version, unpack and build it but
do not install it:

  tar xzf gnupg-1.4.22.tar.gz
  cd gnupg-1.4.22
  ./configure && make

Then you should find a

which can be used for that task.  I have not read the HOWTO so I won't
comment on this.  However, I created a freature request to make this



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