Preventing temporary files?

Ilkka Huotari ilkkah at
Thu Mar 10 03:17:47 CET 2005

Ah ok,

Thank you so much! The keyring is not going to change so I think I can
safely use the --lock-never. I can take the write permissions out of
the keyring to make it sure even...

After a quick testing, seems to work ok.


On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 21:04:42 -0500, David Shaw <dshaw at> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 03:22:14AM +0200, Ilkka Huotari wrote:
> > I have the PHP side working. The thing that I have problems with is this:
> >
> > gpg: failed to create temporary file
> > `bin/gpg/.#lk0x80eb83c.nd2.2253': Permissio n denied
> That's a lock file.  It is needed to prevent more than one instance of
> GnuPG from modifying keyrings (which would naturally corrupt them).
> If you can guarantee this exclusion outside of GnuPG, then see the
> --lock-never option in the manual.
> David
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