GnuPG 2.0.1rc1 released

Peter Lebbing peter at
Sat Nov 25 16:07:48 CET 2006

> Noteworthy changes in GnuPG:
>  * Experimental support for the PIN pads of the SPR 532 and the Kaan
>    Advanced card readers.  Add "disable-keypad" scdaemon.conf if you
>    don't want it.  Does currently only work for the OpenPGP card and
>    the authentication and decrypt keys.

Hello Werner,

Is it possible to backport this (or just the SPR 532 code) to GnuPG 1.4?
I would like this to work on my Windows box. Or is the architecture too
different? Back in March you wrote

> To summarize: There is some code in gnupg but it is not yet ready for
> general use.  The parts which are not yet stable enough is the code to
> dismiss the pinentry after the PIN has been entered on the reader's
> pin pad.

I could imagine fixing that requires a running scdaemon to do it...



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