LDAP support in gpg-1.0.7?

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Thu Jul 18 21:09:02 2002

On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 08:29:33PM +0200, R=FCdiger Kupper wrote:
> Hi.
> My Linux gpg-1.0.7 is unable to access a keyserver via the LDAP protoco=
> gpg --keyserver ldap://pgp.surfnet.nl:11370 --recv-key 0xC2303358
> gpg: unable to execute program "gpgkeys_ldap": No such file or director=
> gpg: no handler for keyserver scheme "ldap"
> The binary "gpgkeys_ldap" does actually not exist, and was not built=20
> during the make process. There is, however, a source file named=20
> "keyserver/gpgkeys_ldap.c" but it does not seem to be processed.=20
> (Instead, there is a binary "gpgkeys_test", but I'm unsure what this de=
> Is there any configure option to be set in order to make "gpgkeys_ldap"=
> The configure script reports:
> checking whether the LDAP keyserver interface is requested... yes

Look a few lines down for the line reading:

checking for ldap_init in -lldap...

If this isn't "yes", then the configure wanted LDAP support, but you
didn't have the LDAP libraries installed so it didn't built the LDAP

> but this seems a bit of a lie... :-)

Yes, the 1.2 configure messages are a little more clear: "checking
whether LDAP via "(path)" is present and sane" :)


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