[PATCH 3/3] dirmngr: use a default keyserver if none is explicitly set

Kristian Fiskerstrand kristian.fiskerstrand at sumptuouscapital.com
Fri Oct 28 00:59:41 CEST 2016

On 10/28/2016 12:30 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> * configure.ac: define DIRMNGR_DEFAULT_KEYSERVER
> * dirmngr/server.c (ensure_keyserver): use it if no keyservers are set
> * doc/dirmngr.texi: document this behavior
> --
> A user who doesn't specify a keyserver, but asks gnupg to fetch a key
> currently just gets a simple error messages "No keyserver available".
> If the user is asking to contact a keyserver, we should have a
> reasonable default, and not require them to fiddle with settings when
> they might not know what settings to choose.  This patch makes the
> default hkps://hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net.

I'm fine with this, although I'm "slightly" biased

Kristian Fiskerstrand
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