exec-path question

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sun Aug 22 00:57:17 CEST 2004

On Sat, Aug 21, 2004 at 12:35:34PM -1000, Maxine Brandt wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
> > >
> > > The notes on the "exec-path" option refer to "keyserver helpers". I
> > > assume that the gpgkeys_ldap binary in the Windows distribution is
> > > one of these helpers. Is this correct?
> >
> > Yes.
> >
> Thanks, David. Just one more precision if you would be so kind. I've just
> noticed that the 1.3.6 Windows release has a binary (gpgkeys_hkp) which isn't
> present in the 1.2.x releases. Is hkp keyserver support compiled into the gpg
> binary in 1.2.x? If not, will 1.2.5 use the 1.3.6 binary?

The 1.3.x branch does not have HKP support compiled into the main gpg
binary.  All keyserver access is done externally.  1.2.5 cannot use
the 1.3.x keyserver programs since the protocol has changed.


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