A problem about pubring.gpg.lock

Matthew M. Copeland dyelar at rdl.ml.org
Wed Jan 27 14:22:43 CET 1999

I am getting a similiar error message.

gpg: waiting for lock (hold by 9007 -probably dead)...

This was the first time I had done gpg--edit-key, I added two uids, and
did a save and got the above error until I quited.  I am using gpg0.9.2 on
redhat 5.1 running Red Hat 5.1 kerenl 2.0.35

Matthew M. Copeland
matthewc at designlab.ukans.edu
copeland at eagle.cc.ukans.edu

On Mon, 25 Jan 1999, iSee wrote:

> When gpg --edit-key .... quit,
> It didn't delete pubring.gpg.lock.
> Then I use gpg --edit-key again,
> When I save changed key,gpg said that:
> Command> save
> gpg: waiting for lock (hold by 24739 - probably dead) ...  
> I think this is a bug of gpg.
> I use gnupg-0.9.2 on Redhat-5.1
> --
> Yu xin

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