options -> gpg.conf

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Thu Jan 16 17:28:01 2003

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 07:38:58AM -0800, Carl B. Constantine wrote:
> I upgraded my gnupg from 1.0.6 to 1.2.1 recently. It didn't put a new
> configuration file in my ~/.gnupg directory, but continues to use the
> options file. 
> I tried to copy the options.skel file from /usr/share/gnupg to
> ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf but received some errors on the file when I tried to
> sign an email.

Remove the first three lines.

> Is there documention on the gpg.conf file and what should be in there?

The options.skel file has some documentation.  There is also more
complete documentation on the man page.

> What about converting from options to gpg.conf?

cd .gnupg
mv options gpg.conf


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