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MIGRATE-PUBRING-FROM-CLASSIC-GPG(1) General Commands Manual MIGRATE-PUBRING-FROM-CLASSIC-GPG(1)

NAME

migrate-pubring-from-classic-gpg - Migrate a public keyring from "classic" to "modern" GnuPG

SYNOPSIS

migrate-pubring-from-classic-gpg [ GPGHOMEDIR | --default ]

DESCRIPTION

migrate-pubring-from-classic-gpg migrates the public keyring in GnuPG home directory GPGHOMEDIR from the "classic" keyring format to the "modern" keybox format using GnuPG versions 2.1 or 2.2.
Specifying --default selects the standard GnuPG home directory (looking at $GNUPGHOME first, and falling back to ~/.gnupg if unset.

OPTIONS

-h, --help, --usage Output a short usage information.

DIAGNOSTICS

The program sends quite a bit of text (perhaps too much) to stderr.
During a migration, the tool backs up several pieces of data in a timestamped subdirectory of the GPGHOMEDIR.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

GNUPGHOME Selects the GnuPG home directory when set and --default is given.
GPG The name of the gpg executable (defaults to gpg ).

SEE ALSO

gpg(1)

AUTHOR

Copyright (C) 2016 Daniel Kahn Gillmor for the Debian project. Please report bugs via the Debian BTS.
April 2016