Feature request for future versions of gnupg, windows
Mon Nov 18 10:04:02 2002
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I would like to use two instances of GPG simultaneously:
* one for casual encryption/verifying with the keyrings on the harddisk.
* one for mor important uses with the keyrings on an external media.
At 17:00 2002-11-08 -0800, you wrote:
>Borland Pascal & C long ago had a function which allowed a program to
>find itself on disk and work with that information. I dont know if GCC
>has such a function. Running off CD would be the best of all worlds for
>GNUPG with a directory structure something like:
> o _______________________________
> o _____ | CWSIV_HOME1@JUNO.COM |
> .][__n_n_|DD[ ====_____ | M A R K L I N T R A I N S |
> > (________|__|_[_________]_|___________________________|
> _/oo OOOOO oo` ooo ooo 'o!o!o o!o!o`
>On Tue, 29 Oct 2002 11:46:29 -1000 "Booker" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
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>>Is it possible to code future versions of gnupg to not require having
>>registry setting or environmental path for it? I would like to keep
>>keys on a business card cdrom or on one of them fancy usb drives that
>>are miniature in size that it fits on your key chain?
>>I currently do kept gnupg on a business card cd with my keys on it so
>>that I can move from desk to desk in the office and bring it home as =
>>well. I like to do this because I don't have to have my keys
>>all over the office. Whenever I do need to add a key or make a new
>>I do it at home and burn a new cd. For now, on the machines in the =
>>office I just set the path in the registry or environment path to the
>>Are there insurmountable limitations to gnupg that requires it to know
>>it's path or have it's path in the windows registry? If all keys
>>and private were kept in the same directory wouldn't that be
>> I.e. program gnupg to first look in it's current directory for it's =
>>required files, then look into the environment path and then registry?
>>Well it's just a suggestion, TTFN!
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