split(1) Sequoia Manual split(1)

split - Splits a keyring into individual keys

split [-p|--prefix] [-B|--binary] [-h|--help] [FILE]

Splits a keyring into individual keys

Splitting up a keyring into individual keys helps with curating a keyring.

The converse operation is "sq keyring join".

Writes to files with PREFIX [defaults: "FILE-" if FILE is set, or "output-" if read from stdin]
Emits binary data
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[FILE]
Reads from FILE or stdin if omitted


Split all certs


sq keyring split certs.pgp


Split all certs, merging them first to avoid duplicates


sq keyring merge certs.pgp | sq keyring split

For the full documentation see https://docs.sequoia-pgp.org/sq/.

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July 2022 sq 0.26.0