[PATCH gnupg] wks-client: Allow use with the keybox daemon.

Jacob Bachmeyer jcb62281 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 03:37:55 CEST 2021

Werner Koch wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:40, Jacob Bachmeyer said:
>> and suggest also adding [section] headers for tool-specific
> Nope, we can't do that due to backward compatibility.  Instead we have
> an advanced system to handle global options inclusive a way to ignore
> options set by a user.  It is not weel documented, I should finish my
> draft blog entry for this.

How would this break backwards compatibility?  As I understand, 
"[SECTION]" is currently invalid syntax, so no existing files would 
become invalid.

It may be necessary for GPG to continue to recognize GPG-specific 
options in the global section, but adding section headers provides a 
migration path forwards.

-- Jacob

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