WKS enabled for gnupg.net and gnupg.org

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Sep 2 08:31:52 CEST 2016

On Wed, 31 Aug 2016 21:04, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:

>  * rename them as wks-client and wks-server and ship them in a separate
>    "wks" binary package for people who are interested

What about a gpg-goodies package for the gpg-wks-server and other thinks
which are in general not used.  The gpg-wks-client needs to be part of
gpg proper as soon as it is matured enough.

>  * add them into the standard "gnupg" package shipped in /usr/lib/gnupg
>    (where scdaemon lives)

In Kmail the code expects gpg-wks-client in the libexecdir which in
Debian is /usr/lib/gnupg.  The server is currently in bin - or should it
got to sbin?

> is there a specific file extension that you want associated with this
> mime type?  .wks was used by Microsoft Works for spreadsheets, but maybe


> I can have the debian package add this to /etc/mailcap automatically if
> you think that's a good idea.  Might be a good argument for a separate
> wks package if we do that.

See Phil's remarks on the problem with the mailcap.  Thus better don't
package it.  A wks-server package would be useful if it does all the
mail and web server integration (i.e. a dedicated user and an Exim



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