auto-key-locate pka (gpg version 1.4.3)

David Shaw dshaw at
Sun Apr 9 18:22:30 CEST 2006

On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 05:09:05PM +0100, Bob Henson wrote:
> David Shaw wrote
> >> >> That's very bad, as I downloaded the official binaries from
> >> >> Will there be a different version that supports this new feature? I
> >> >
> >> > We don't support DNS queries under Windows right now.  Windows does
> >> > not provide the usual resolver library so we would need to write
> >> > special code for Windows, which has not yet happen.
> >>
> >> Does the same apply to the ability to cross-certify, Werner, or is that a
> >> different matter altogether? I get no response here - not even an error
> >> message - gpg just sits there asking for a command.
> > Cross-certification and PKA/CERT are unrelated to each other.
> I realise that, what I was asking was did the problem also relate to the
> Windows build - in other words, was I wasting my time trying to get it to
> work as the OP was with his (different) problem.
> >  What (public) key were you trying to cross-certify?
> All five of my keys -  FBA06282, 31C737BD, 8FD7EAA9, A9732CF4 and 9652ABDA

I think there is a misunderstanding.  None of those keys have signing
subkeys.  Cross-certification is meaningless without a signing subkey.


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