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Old 11-18-2007, 03:49 PM   #1
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apt-key gpg error


hello.
i have a problem with adding gpg keys with apt-key add. the (.asc) keys are added fine, but if i want to add (.gpg) key, thats what i get:

Code:
sudo apt-key add A42A6CF5.gpg 
gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=0a)
gpg: keydb_get_keyblock failed: eof
gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=0a)
gpg: /etc/apt/trusted.gpg: copy to `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.tmp' failed: invalid packet
gpg: error writing keyring `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg': invalid packet
gpg: error reading `A42A6CF5.gpg': invalid packet
gpg: import from `A42A6CF5.gpg' failed: invalid packet
and here is the apt-keys list. note the bottom lines:

Code:
sudo apt-key list
/etc/apt/trusted.gpg
--------------------
pub   1024D/2D230C5F 2006-01-03 [expired: 2007-02-07]
uid                  Debian Archive Automatic Signing Key (2006) <ftpmaster@debian.org>

pub   1024D/6070D3A1 2006-11-20 [expires: 2009-07-01]
uid                  Debian Archive Automatic Signing Key (4.0/etch) <ftpmaster@debian.org>

pub   1024D/ADB11277 2006-09-17
uid                  Etch Stable Release Key <debian-release@lists.debian.org>

pub   1024D/BBE55AB3 2007-03-31 [expires: 2010-03-30]
uid                  Debian-Volatile Archive Automatic Signing Key (4.0/etch)
sub   2048g/36CA98F3 2007-03-31 [expires: 2010-03-30]

pub   1024D/927CCC73 2007-06-04
uid                  innotek GmbH (archive signing key) <info@innotek.de>
sub   2048g/F0C31E29 2007-06-04

pub   1024D/1F41B907 1999-10-03
uid                  Christian Marillat <marillat@debian.org>
uid                  Christian Marillat <marillat@free.fr>
sub   1536g/C28DCC42 1999-10-03
sub   1024D/5D3877A7 2002-08-26

gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=0a)
gpg: keyring_get_keyblock: read error: invalid packet
gpg: keydb_get_keyblock failed: invalid keyring
 
  


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