gpg 1.2.6 fails to create ~/.gnupg on Solaris
jleejj at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 24 09:47:42 CEST 2004
I have just installed GPG 1.2.6 in a Solaris (5.8) environment using GCC
2.95.3. I ran into only one problem during the compile (a "Bus Error"
message on every invocation that went away when I took out the
However, gpg fails to create a ~/.gnupg directory for users. It lists off
a few errors about failing to create temporary files and then terminates
on any command that would write to the directory (like gen-key). If I
create the directory manually everything seems to be fine. Now, I know
GPG creates the directory automatically in Linux, so why the difference?
Is this a known issue with GPG on Solaris, or could other things also be
wrong with my install?
(Creating ~/.gnupg is not the issue ... the issue is that I now do not
trust my install to function properly.)
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