gpg-agent in windows
JPClizbe at comcast.net
Tue Jan 17 06:56:06 CET 2006
Glen Ogilvie wrote:
> Does anyone have a compiled binary of gpg and gpg-agent that works on
> MS windows?
> I've written an application in perl, which uses GPG to decrypt various
> config files. In linux, this works well, as it can use gpg-agent so
> the user is not prompted all the time for their passphrase.
> However, under windows, when I try gpg --use-agent, in gpg 1.4.2, it tells
> me it's unsupported, and I don't have a gpg-agent.exe binary. Does the
> development version, 1.9.20 have gpg-agent and gpg that will compile on
I'm in the process of building the dependency libraries for GnuPG 1.9 at the
moment (which includes gpg-agent) on Windows. So far, it's not too promising.
I may punt and try a Cygwin build first.
There's a windows binary in
You may wish to try a mirror. I haven't been able to access the server via FTP.
http://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/binary/gnupg-w32cli-1.9.14.zip seems to work.
John P. Clizbe Inet: JPClizbe(a)comcast DOT nyet
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