Static linking

Gilles Espinasse g.esp at
Thu Apr 24 19:55:56 CEST 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RB" <aoz.syn at>
To: <gnupg-devel at>
Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 4:04 PM
Subject: Static linking

> I'm working on a Linux preboot environment in which I'd like to
> include GPG support for key storage (i.e. 'gpg --decrypt --quiet
> foo.asc | cryptsetup...').  I find that at least my distro (Gentoo)
> stopped providing the ability to statically link GPG with version 2,
> but when I hand-compile with LDFLAGS='-static', everything comes out
> fine.
Did you need the fancy v2 features on a preboot environment?
Is not 1.4 enought for that?


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