DeveloperWiki:Managing the Master Key
Creating the master key
We assume you want to store the keyring in the directory "master-key-home".
gpg --homedir master-key-home --gen-key
(4) RSA (sign only) and
Enter your data according to this:
Real name: Pierre Schmitz Email address: email@example.com Comment: Arch Linux Master Key
Confirm that your USER-ID looks like
"Pierre Schmitz (Arch Linux Master Key) <firstname.lastname@example.org>". Generating the key will take some time.