Stable GnuPG interface, git should use GPGME

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Mar 23 07:52:16 CET 2017

On Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:46, peter at said:
> under the impression you are actually answering the question "can GPGME
> be used in the same way regardless of the GnuPG version" instead?


> 3) is because GnuPG 1.4 cannot update a secret key at all. Adding a new
> subkey fails with:

Indeed, I was not anymore aware of this limitation in versions < 2.1.
There are even more conflicts when PGP-2 keys (to me the only valid
reason to use gpg1 along with gpg2) or ECC keys need to be considered.



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