OpenPGP Smartcard with Cygwin

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Apr 20 15:16:09 CEST 2005

On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 16:20:29 +0200, Peter L Smilde said:

> I tried installing pcsc-lite from their website, but this only installs
> a libpcsclite.a and

> How do I get the Smartcard working under Cygwin? I found no information
> on this topic (OpenPGP smartcard cygwin) in the web.

You may want to try the option

--pcsc-driver winscard.dll

Not sure whether this works.  Better use a plain gpg build for

> Under Windows itself the OpenPGP card works fine. (Except, that when no
> card is inserted in the (SCR335) card reader while signing an error
> window pops up telling that "Die Anweisung in 0x7c9211de" veweist auf
> Speicher in "0x00000000" Der Vorgang "read" konnte nicht auf dem

I have done some debugging and it seems that it is indeed a driver



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