Keystore creation, backup, deletion and reimport experiment fails.

0xff0xff Posts: 22Member
Looking forward to understand what is wrong with this approach:

Chimp:~ chimp$ geth account new
Your new account is locked with a password. Please give a password. Do not forget this password.
Passphrase:
Repeat Passphrase:
Address: {12044b31d1603193cbf31a925709abf132365ede}

Chimp:~ chimp$ cp -r Library/Ethereum/keystore/ Desktop/eth/A_keystore

Chimp:~ chimp$ rm -rf Library/Ethereum/keystore

Chimp:~ chimp$ geth account import Desktop/eth/A_keystore/12044b31d1603193cbf31a925709abf132365ede/12044b31d1603193cbf31a925709abf132365ede
Your new account is locked with a password. Please give a password. Do not forget this password.
Passphrase:
Repeat Passphrase:
Fatal: Could not create the account: encoding/hex: invalid byte: U+007B '{'

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