auto-key-locate pka (gpg version 1.4.3)

David Shaw dshaw at
Sun Apr 9 02:11:48 CEST 2006

On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 12:17:51AM +0200, Dominique Leuenberger wrote:
> Hello,
> according to the readme and man pages, I should be able to use
> gpg --auto-key-locate pka --encrypt dominique at
> to encrypt a message to this user even if I would not have the
> corresponding public key, if the dns system would be set up correctly.
> ok, the latest is not done yet, but is work in progress.
> But why I come to the list:
> the parameter "pka" seems not to be recognised by my version of pgp
> (1.4.3, downloaded as binary for Windows from
> Did I miss something? Neither the new parameters pka nor cert are
> working. ldap and keyserver give no error.
> using gpg --auto-key-locate pka I get the following error message:
> gpg: invalid auto-key-locate list

This means that the build of GnuPG you has no DNS support (pka and
cert require DNS support, and ldap and keyserver don't).


More information about the Gnupg-users mailing list