Reason string revocation

Phil Pennock gnupg-users at
Fri Dec 27 22:31:10 CET 2019

On 2019-12-26 at 23:06 +0100, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> Is there a flag that shows you the 'reason/explanation' string and cause
> when examining a revocation msg with gpg2 ?
> It seems that both --import and a simple 'gpg2 revoc.asc' show you the key -
> but not the rest of the info ?

$ gpg --options /dev/null --import-options show-only --import x
rvs?         1115F21EB7E54EE8 2018-06-27  [User ID not found]
      reason for revocation: No reason specified

That's for a revocation for a dummy key I have laying around; I include
the --options bit to show that I don't think it's any of my tuning
causing this.

GnuPG 2.2.17


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