BUG: Import key workflow unhelpful

Avery's Avatar


11 Feb, 2012 10:18 AM

Importing a key generated externally from "GPG Keychain Access" is at best, puzzling, and at worst, infuriating.

What I did:

I had a text file with a public and private key that I named Avery.asc. I tried to import it into GPGKA. I got a slide down menu with some cryptic numbers and letters. I didn't know what to do so I hit the 'close' button. The key didn't appear in the table.

On a whim, I closed the application and reopened it. Voila, the key was there.

There are two issues:

1) After importing a key, I shouldn't get a weird window with cryptic messages. Furthermore, this shouldn't be a text field that I can type into.
2) After importing a key, I should see the key show up in the table.

That said, I'm really pleased with this project. Thanks for your hard work.

  1. 1 Posted by Mento on 11 Feb, 2012 05:06 PM

    Mento's Avatar

    These are two known problems.
    But we have too few developers, so we can't fix all bugs in a short time.

  2. Mento closed this discussion on 11 Feb, 2012 05:06 PM.

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