gpg.exe sometimes hangs solidly under Win2K

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Apr 21 13:28:33 CEST 2006

On Fri, 21 Apr 2006 03:35:46 -0400, Hans Salvisberg said:

> Email to submit at bounces, so I'll try my luck here:

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> When one instance of gpg.exe hangs, then it becomes mostly unusable.
> Trivial commands like --version still work in another console window,
> but an attempt to do --list-keys or any other non-trivial command will
> hang, too. Here's a ProcExp stack trace of such a hanging instance:

There seems to be a problem with file locking.  Please try using the
option --lock-never or use Sysinternals file monitor to checkout the
list of open files.



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