Using GnuPG on Windows/Linux

Johan Wevers
Thu May 15 21:12:02 2003

David Shaw wrote:

>It's not impossible technically, but the locking scheme GnuPG uses at
>the moment isn't compatible with a FAT filesystem.  It uses link().

Ah, OK. I assumed it used a lockfile, where it would be up to gpg itself
to look at it.

However, opened files on windows systems can be a pain: they can much
less share files between apps than Linux can, sharing violation is
almost impossible to override on windows.

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