[Announce] dirmngr 0.9.6 released
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Sep 4 18:27:14 CEST 2006
We are pleased to announce the availability of Dirmngr 0.9.6.
Dirmngr is a server for managing and downloading certificate
revocation lists (CRLs) for X.509 certificates and for downloading the
certificates themselves. Dirmngr also handles OCSP requests as an
alternative to CRLs. Dirmngr is either invoked internaly by gpgsm
(from gnupg 1.9) or when running as a system daemon through the
Get it from:
or as a patch against the previous version:
SHA1 checkums are:
Whats new in this release
* A couple of bug fixes for OCSP.
* OCSP does now make use of the responder ID and optionally included
certificates in the response to locate certificates.
* No more lost file descriptors when loading CRLs via HTTP.
* HTTP redirection for CRL and OCSP has been implemented.
* Man pages are now build and installed from the texinfo source.
Note, that you need to update libksba to version 1.0.0 for this
release. If this release works as expected a 1.0 release will be
Commercial support contracts for Dirmngr are available, and they help
finance continued maintenance. g10 Code, a Duesseldorf based company
owned and headed by libksba's maintainer, is currently funding its
development. We are always looking for interesting development
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org>
The GnuPG Experts http://g10code.com
Join the Fellowship and protect your Freedom! http://www.fsfe.org
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