Keyserver plugins?

David Shaw dshaw at
Sun Nov 17 01:59:01 CET 2002

On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 06:23:32PM -0600, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> After having checked out both an RPM of GnuPG-1.2.1 and the source
> tarball, I'm unable to find any way to create the program "gpgkeys_ldap"
> or "gpgkeys_http".
> 1.  Is there any way to do this?  (If not, then 1.2.1 is pretty badly
> broken, if keyservers don't work.)
> 2.  Shouldn't this be mentioned in the INSTALL or README files--either
> "you need to do <x> in order to get keyserver support", or "keyserver
> support is currently not working"?

If you don't have a LDAP library, gpgkeys_ldap won't be built.
gpgkeys_hkp doesn't exist in 1.2.1, as the functionality is built in
to the main gpg binary.


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