Generating bitwise identical keyrings with GnuPG 1 + 2

Ángel angel at
Fri Sep 6 00:33:50 CEST 2019

On 2019-08-18 at 08:24 +0200, Mihai Moldovan wrote:
> So, to summarize, if I process a keyring file generated by gpg 2.2
> with a 1.4 binary, i.e., read-in the former, export all keys and
> import it again, gpg 1.4 generates exactly the same file as it would
> when importing the keys directly.

I'm baffled by this.

Could you run gpg2 --list-packets on both keyrings and compare their

That should hint which packets are being included by 1.4 that are not by

Best regards

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