gpg-zip doesn't completely respect --program-suffix

Ben McGinnes ben at
Wed Aug 31 06:00:24 CEST 2016

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 08:24:05PM +0100, Dominyk Tiller wrote:
> Hey Folks,
> I'm not sure how much this can really be regarded as a bug, but building
> GnuPG 1.4.21 using `--program-suffix=1` results in the `gpg-zip1` script
> still setting the default GPG to `GPG=gpg` rather than `gpg1`.
> Not sure if that is intended, but it was something of a surprise. I'm
> aware you can manually pass it another GPG to use, but having to
> remember to do that each time is a little clunky for those of us who
> have a memory like a sieve.

For which I *highly* recommend keeping the config.log file from the
previous build around for as a reference.  It will tell you precisely
what you did the last time.  ;)

I do that with everything, not just this.  That's what log files are

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