gpgme: need *both* gnupg and gnupg2?

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at
Mon Feb 18 15:41:43 CET 2008

At Mon, 18 Feb 2008 07:05:39 -0600,
Rex Dieter <rdieter at> wrote:
> Can gpg2 be used instead for gpgme's OpenPGP support (using something
> like ./configure --with-gpg=/usr/bin/gpg2) to reduce it's external
> dependencies to just gnupg2?  

Yes.  Using something exactly like that ;)

> I naively tried this, and some of the tests performed by 'make check' now
> fail.

Shouldn't happen in current SVN.  But the tests are a bit brittle,
because they rely on unspecified backend behaviour, and a failed test
does not necessarily mean that GPGME has an error.


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