gpg: no handler for keyserver scheme "ldap"

David Shaw
Thu Feb 6 05:56:01 2003

On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 12:23:38AM +0100, Marcus Eger wrote:
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> Hi,
> I know, it's a topic which had been discussed on this list - which I followed 
> without success.
> I've got a debian woody system kernel 2.4.19 and  gpg (GnuPG) 1.2.1 (binary 
> standard debian installation). Why doesn't  the following work? 
> gpg --keyserver ldap:// --search-keys "<some person>"
> gpg: unable to execute program "gpgkeys_ldap": No such file or directory
> gpg: no handler for keyserver scheme "ldap"
> The file gpgkeys_ldap definitely exists: /usr/lib/gnupg/gpgkeys_ldap

What happens when you run it by hand (i.e. "/usr/lib/gnupg/gpgkeys_ldap -V")

> and even copying into the exec-path does not help.

What is your exec-path?  What happens if you set it to
"/usr/lib/gnupg" ?


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