gpg executable path
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Apr 4 14:40:24 CEST 2007
On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 03:15:53PM +0300, Charly Avital wrote:
> David Shaw wrote the following on 4/4/07 2:43 PM:
> > On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 02:02:17PM +0300, Charly Avital wrote:
> >> Mark Dymek wrote the following on 3/27/07 6:02 PM:
> >>> when i install gnupg 1.4.7 on a mac os x systerm where does the
> >>> executable file get installed? in other words where does gnupg live on
> >>> my system.
> >> On MacOS X, GnuPG's executable path is /Users/[short-name]/.gnupg.
> > No, that's where it stores keyrings. The executable is the 'gpg'
> > program itself.
> > David
> I wouldn't dream of arguing with you, and I have no doubt that you are
> All I know, empirically, is that:
> - /.gnupg is where gpg stores not only keyrings, but also gpg.conf,
> trustdb.gpg and random_seed.
Right. Those aren't executables. An executable is the file that you,
well, execute: the 'gpg' binary itself. Each user gets their own
personal .gnupg directory, but (generally speaking) all users share a
single 'gpg' binary.
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