Using S/MIME encryption with self-signed certificates

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Fri Jul 2 13:21:06 CEST 2010

Is it possible to use gpgsm to encrypt data for a self-signed X.509
certificate?  Right now, the program bails out with "issuer
certificate is not marked as a CA", and I would like to work around
that, preferably without running a full CA.

Florian Weimer                <fweimer at>
BFK edv-consulting GmbH
Kriegsstraße 100              tel: +49-721-96201-1
D-76133 Karlsruhe             fax: +49-721-96201-99

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