Cannot genkey with 1.0.4
Tue, 31 Oct 2000 21:43:15 -0700
On Tue Oct 31, 2000 at 05:57:39PM -0700, Armin Hartinger wrote:
> cd ~
> mkdir .gnupg
> Should do the trick.
I know that will do the trick. But why in 1.0.2 when I generated my
own first gpg key did gpg make the directory itself and now it no
longer does it? That's the problem I have... it used to work one way
and now all of a sudden there is an extra step... =( any ideas on that?
> From: "Vincent Danen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 5:03 PM
> Subject: Cannot genkey with 1.0.4
> > Does anyone know why when I try to generate a new key I get the
> > following errors:
> > gpg: keyblock resource `/home/adanen.gnupg': file open error
> > gpg: can add keyblock file `/home/adanen/.gnupg/pubring.gpg'
> > Key generation failed: file create error
> > gpg: can't create `/home/adanen/.gnupg/random_seed': No such file or
> > ??? This is with the 1.0.4 Mandrake RPMs. I know previous versions
> > used to work and I'm wondering why this doesn't work now? Obviously
> > if I create ~/.gnupg first, it'll work, but we never used to have to
> > do that.
> > Any ideas on how I could go about fixing this annoyance? I'm not a
> > member of this list so please cc any responses to me directly.
> > Thank you!
> > Current Linux uptime: 7 days 7 hours 34 minutes.
firstname.lastname@example.org, OpenPGP key available on www.keyserver.net
1024D/FE6F2AFD 88D8 0D23 8D4B 3407 5BD7 66F9 2043 D0E5 FE6F 2AFD
- Danen Consulting Services www.danen.net, www.freezer-burn.org
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