Support for SmartCard-HSM

Andreas Schwier at
Thu Nov 7 15:50:24 CET 2013

O.K. then it's probably easier to allow our customers to load one of the
available OpenPGP JavaCard applets onto their device.

So far I've found three different implementations


Do you happen to know which one works best with GnuPG ?


On 11/07/2013 03:28 PM, Werner Koch wrote:
> 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
> cards.
> Shalom-Salam,
>    Werner

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