gpgme: keyservers

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Dec 18 15:30:02 CET 2002

On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 12:02:01PM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> On 17 Dec 2002 19:34:53 -0600, Jacob Perkins said:
> > Is gpgme planning on adding support for importing and exporting keys
> > from/to key servers?  If so, when?  If not, why?
> Yes.  There is already a flag GPGME_KEYLIST_MODE_EXTERN but it is
> currently only support for the gpgsm backend.
> There will defintitely be the same support in GnuPG 2.0 and we can
> consider to have a workaround for 1.4.  
> When? Definitely not this year.

Jacob, one thing you can do in the meantime is to call the
gpgkeys_xxxx plugins directly.  There is a standard interface to tell
them what to do and handle their responses. This is what gpa does.


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