options -> gpg.conf

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Thu Jan 16 17:38:02 2003

On Thu, 16 Jan 2003 07:38:58 -0800, Carl B Constantine said:

> 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. 

mv ~/.gnupg/options ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf

That's all you need to be preapred for the future.

> 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.

Read the file.  The first lines must be removed if you copy it

> Is there documention on the gpg.conf file and what should be in there?
> What about converting from options to gpg.conf?

Only the name changed.