Cannot generate keys on msys

Werner Koch wk at
Sun Feb 29 19:30:56 CET 2004

On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 14:40:29 -0600, John Clizbe said:

> Simon Hawkin wrote:

>> Just installed gpg version 1.2.4 on msys (mingw) on Win 2003 server.
>> When trying gpg --gen-key, nothing happens. Same effect both in the
>> precompiled version and when compiling the sources. gpg --help etc work
>> fine; so it seems there is a problem with tty_printf, but maybe not.
>> Anyone here knows what to do about this?

Either you use a GnuPG build for the W32 API or one for a POSIX system
(i.e the Cygwin version).  You can't mix them because POSIX (even a
minimal POSIX system) and W32 are entirely different.


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