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From: Fabian Stelzer <>
To: Marcos Alano <>
Subject: Re: Unable to use security key to commit signing using SSH keypair
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 18:23:42 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220628162342.ootjobbjtxg7b7ay@fs> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 27.06.2022 21:09, Marcos Alano wrote:
>Hello fellows!
>I'm able to sign commits using SSH keypair, but the keypair must be 
>located in a file. If I try to use a SSH keypair in a security key 
>(like an YubiKey) I get an error. I used this commands to do the test:
>ssh-keygen -t ed25519-sk -f ~/.ssh/id_ed25519_sk
>git config --global gpg.format ssh
>git config --global user.signingkey "$(cat ~/.ssh/"

Did you try just putting the public keys path into user.signingkey?
Literal keys would need to be prefixed with `key::`

git config --global user.signingkey ~/.ssh/
should be just fine.

Also, the private key needs to be available in your ssh agent. If in doubt 
you can check with a `ssh-add -L`.

>git commit -S --allow-empty --message="Testing"
>Bnd I get this error:
>error: Couldn't load public key <my key 
>id>: No such file or directory?
>fatal: failed to write commit object
>I did the same thing with a plain ed25519 keypair and worked.
>Am I doing anything wrong or security keys aren't supported yet?
>Thank you for any help,
>Marcos Alano

  reply	other threads:[~2022-06-28 16:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-28  0:09 Unable to use security key to commit signing using SSH keypair Marcos Alano
2022-06-28 16:23 ` Fabian Stelzer [this message]
2022-06-28 16:43   ` Marcos Alano

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