Support for SmartCard-HSM

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Nov 7 15:28:55 CET 2013

On Wed,  6 Nov 2013 14:02, at said:

> types. However gpg with --card-status and --card-edit seems to only
> support the OpenPGP card.

Right.  If you want to use a smartcard with GnuPG the card needs to be
compliant to the OpenPGP card spec.  We don't want to support a bunch of
incompatible cards in gpg.  However, with 2.1 you should be able to
convince gpg to work with arbitrary cards as long as they are supported
by scdaemon.  However, "gpg --card-status" et al won't work which such



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