chrooting gnupg

gabriel rosenkoetter gr at
Tue May 31 14:58:46 CEST 2005

On Sun, May 29, 2005 at 10:16:27AM +0200, bebop33 at wrote:
> does anyone here know by chance, what I have to provide to gnupg in order to 
> run in a chrooted environment? Providing the libs obviously is not enough. 
> I'm suspecting /dev/random or /dev/urandom or sth. the like, but in my tests 
> it did not work properly (hangs) - due to entropy, I'd assume? 
> Got no clue, how entropy is handled in a chroot, nor if this IS the problem. 
> I'd appreciate any hints.

Have you considered running gpg under a syscall tracer to find out?

(truss, struss, strace, tusc... depends on your OS.)

gabriel rosenkoetter
gr at
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