[Pkg-gnupg-maint] packaging dirmngr from 2.1.0
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Oct 7 09:31:46 CEST 2014
On Tue, 7 Oct 2014 05:37, eric at debian.org said:
> +1, although does it need to run continuously to keep CRLs up to date?
> Does socket activation allow for that?
No, there is no need for it. The CRLs are downloaded, verified, and
stored in a cache file as needed. Timestamps are used to check whether
an update is required.
It would save us a lot of trouble if we could do with a per-user
> 5) The new dirmngr deliberately fails if /etc/dirmngr/ exists (even for
>> non-privileged users running dirmngr on their own). This makes a
>> transition from the old package to the new package difficult, since
>> it's possible that config files from the older package are still
>> present. Can this check be relaxed to a warning?
> Are those config files no longer used in the newer version?
Not from this directory. But the old config file themself should still
work. Thus a symlink to /etc/gnupg would do.
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