GnuPG incompatible with windows-vista ?
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Mar 13 21:12:56 CET 2007
On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 02:51:56PM -0500, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> > Interesting. Can you tell me the settings of these values in config.h
> > when you compiled:
> For what it's worth, Vista appears to have major problems with any
> program which depends on there being a libexec prefix. Whenever
> using a program that uses libexec helper programs, you're going to
> have problems--at least, I always did.
> I had Vista installed for a few weeks (work-related development) and
> ultimately said to hell with it, based on the incredible difficulties
> I faced in getting Cygwin, MinGW, GnuPG, etc., to work.
> For an example of this affecting MinGW, please see:
> ... For now, I think it would be prudent to say that GnuPG on Vista
> is unsupported and not recommended.
I don't disagree, but we're going to have to get this working on Vista
eventually. The only way it's going to get supported and usable is to
fix the problems.
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