gpg.conf missing

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Tue Feb 6 21:13:30 CET 2007

Thomas Sowa wrote:
> Hi,
> i just created my .gnupg file --> gpg --gen-key
> All is good, but the gpg.conf is missing. It's already the 2run, the first
> created the file but it was empty.
> Why, and how do I get this file to modify it?

gpg.conf is just a text file. You may create it with any editor of your choice.

It is for you to use to specify common options to gpg.

For example:

    default-cert-check-level 3
    keyserver-options auto-key-retrieve include-revoked include-subkeys

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