Problem with key directory on Linux "vfat"

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Jan 13 17:37:39 CET 2009

On Fri,  9 Jan 2009 14:10, ulrich.windl at said:

> So it seems GnuPG does locking by linking. AFAIK links are not available on vfat 
> filesystems. I don't know a good solution, but I thought I'd let you know.

As a POSIX program gpg requires POSIX semantics and thus you can't use
it with a file system not providing that.  As a workaround you can use
the option --lock-never but take care that you are only running one



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