GnuPG on MS Vista

David Shaw dshaw at
Thu Feb 8 21:45:32 CET 2007

On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 09:24:17PM +0100, Jørgen Lysdal wrote:
> Hi, it appears to be impossible to connect to any keyservers
> through gpg on my newly installed Vista box. I have disabled
> UAC and im running as admin, so that should not be the cause
> of any problems.
> Whenever i try to get something from a keyserver i get:
> gpg: refreshing 1 key from hkp://
> gpg: requesting key xxxxxxxx from hkp server
> gpgkeys: no key data found for hkp://
> gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> gpg: Total number processed: 0
> All the keyservers i have tried works well when using their
> web interface. Does anyone know how to solve this problem?

Can you do the request, but add

  --debug 1024 --keyserver-options "use-temp-files keep-temp-files"

There will be a line that says something like "DBG: Using temp file
such-and-such".  Send me the tempin.txt and tempout.txt file.


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