chrooting gnupg

Joerg Schmitz-Linneweber jsl at
Tue May 31 14:54:58 CEST 2005

Hi Christian!

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.
What does "strace gpg_chroot --version_or_anything" reveal on this 
chroot-ed binary?

Salut, Jörg

gpg/pgp key # 0xd7fa4512
fingerprint 4e89 6967 9cb2 f548 a806  7e8b fcf4 2053 d7fa 4512

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