GPG Key Grabbing through a Proxy

David Shaw
Thu Apr 18 08:01:02 2002

On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 10:29:01PM -0700, AthlonRob wrote:
> If, instead of LD_PRELOAD, I use export http_proxy=robxp:4480 (my
> HTTP proxy is at robxp, port 4480) I get this output:
> ~$ gpg --verify test.txt
> gpg: Warning: using insecure memory!
> gpg: Signature made Wed Apr 17 21:39:22 2002 PDT using DSA key ID XXXXXXXX
> gpg: requesting key XXXXXXXX from ...
> gpg: invalid $http_proxy: unsupported URI
> gpg: can't get key from keyserver: Operation not permitted
> gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found
> Which could mean I'm not setting my http proxy properly... lynx
> won't use it, either.

Try exporting http_proxy as http://robxp:4480.  Note the added


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