Corruption of KeyRing (possible WinPT related?)
pschott at drivefinancial.com
Mon Jun 6 17:39:13 CEST 2005
Timo, I'm using 1.4.1 on my PC. I was just a little concerned as I
don't use GPG on a regular basis so when something reports that one of
my keyrings is corrupt, it's probably one of my manager-type programs.
Current running WinPT and the Outlook plugin. Those would be the only
programs I can think of that would be touching the keyring.
If there's something else that could be affecting this, please let me
know. I'll check into it.
Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2005 11:28:39 +0200
From: Timo Schulz <twoaday at freakmail.de>
Subject: Re: Corruption of KeyRing (possible WinPT related?)
On Fri Jun 03 2005; 13:16, Peter Schott wrote:
> I will sometimes start my PC and when the WinPT program launches, I
> have a 0-byte pubring or secring. I have backups, but I am a little
I heard about this problem one or two times, but fact is that WinPT
never writes to the keyring directly. The backup is also a one-way
process which means: the pubring.gpg is copied to pubring-bak.gpg but
not vice versa.
> concerned that I could lose all of my keys due to some corruption or
> improper closing of the file.
What GPG version you use (1.4.1)?
Peter A. Schott
drive financial services
email: pschott at drivefinancial.com
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