AW: New mirror for WinPT + GnuPG installer
Mortimer Graf zu Eulenburg
Thu Dec 5 16:08:01 2002
Is possible with WinPT ->Preferences ->GPG .
I just changed the rings to my USB stick and it works fine.
Dunno how it tells GPG where to crawl around searching the rings ;)
Greetz from Berlin
> -----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
> Von: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] Im Auftrag von Per Tunedal
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 5. Dezember 2002 15:13
> An: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Betreff: Re: New mirror for WinPT + GnuPG installer
> At 18:41 2002-12-04 +0100, you wrote:
> >It may also be critical for security concerns.
> >I have seen guides on the web whose advice results in
> storing the private >key file in C:\Programs\GnuPG\ even on
> a multi-user W2k system - readable >for all other users. >
> >A good installer would use the user's private directory instead (the
> >- -outdated- GnuPP installer does).
> This is an excellent idea! But then GPG must look for the
> right keyring for
> the right user ...
> It would be very good be able to use different keyrings for different
> users. What if one user would like his key on disk, but an
> other would like
> it on un external USB-disk? It would be fine if it was
> possible to choose
> keyring-paths individually by user!
> >How about adding a link to the download section of
> www.gnupg.org: >"Other distributions using our > code" with a
> disclaimer like: >"We can not guarantee for the integrity of
> other people's compilations. >You have to check for this on
> your own."?
> A great idea! That would be very convenient for users. But
> would users take
> care of them selves? Maybe it would be useful to have a link
> to some page
> about trust on that page ...
> Should anyone offering a distribution have the right to
> publish a link on
> the GPG-site? Or should it be some means for qualification? I
> would be
> happy if you put a link to my "simple tools ei batch-files"
> and what ever
> that I will produce after that ...
> Per Tunedal
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